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The Graphic Novel

ENL257

Exploration of a recent and still emerging genre of narrative literature. Course work ties together various cross-disciplinary approaches in an investigation of several significant modern novels that use both words and images to tell their complex tales. Course topics include words and images; perception and interpretation; visual thinking; literary roots of sequential art; underground comix as satire and critique; Krazy Kat and surrealism; time, space, and planes; women and sequential art; culture, power, and pleasure. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): ENL111. As needed.

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