Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives
As there has yet to be any substantial scrutiny of the complex confluences a more sustained dialogue between disability studies and comics studies might suggest, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives aims through its broad range of approaches and focus points to explore this exciting subject in productive and provocative ways. Chris Foss is Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, USA, where he specializes in nineteenth-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies. He is the author of over 20 scholarly publications and over 35 academic conference papers. Jonathan W. Gray is Associate Professor of English at the John Jay College, CUNY, USA. He is editor of the Journal of Comics and Cultur e and author of Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination (2013). He is currently working on Illustrating the Race: Representing Blackness in American Comics . Zach Whalen is Associate Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, USA, where he researches video games, comics, and electronic literature. He is the co-editor of Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games (2008) . Contributors: José Alaniz, University of Washington-Seattle, USA Laurie Ann Carlson, North Shore Community College, USA Todd A. Comer, Defiance College, USA Jay Dolmage, University of Waterloo, Canada Margaret Galvan, City University of New York, USA Kristen Gay, Clemson University, USA Jonathan W. Gray, John Jay College-CUNY, USA Dale Jacobs, University of Windsor, Canada Christina Maria Koch, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany Daniel Preston, Syracuse University, USA Shannon Walters, Temple University, USA Zach Whale, University of Mary Washington, USA.
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