Includes key terms and critical concepts that are used in specific ways in current Anglophone comics studies
Each entry is substantiated with examples of uses and references to uses, as well as other explanations and commentaries on the term or concept
contains over 300 terms
Part of the book series: Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels (PSCGN)
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Table of contents (2 chapters)
About this book
Key Terms in Comics Studies is a glossary of over 300 terms and critical concepts currently used in the Anglophone academic study of comics, including those from other languages that are currently adopted and used in English.
Written by nearly 100 international and contemporary experts from the field, the entries are succinctly defined, exemplified, and referenced. The entries are 250 words or fewer, placed in alphabetical order, and explicitly cross-referenced to others in the book.
Key Terms in Comics Studies is an invaluable tool for both students and established researchers alike.
- Comics studies
- Anglophone comics studies
- Critical concepts in comics studies
- Key terms
- Glossary of comics studies
- Comics and graphic novels
- Graphic novels studies
Editors and Affiliations
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Erin La Cour
University of Chester, Chester, UK
University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
About the editors
Dr Erin La Cour is Assistant Professor in English Literature and Visual Culture at the Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Dr Simon Grennan is Leading Research Fellow at the University of Chester, UK.Dr Rik Spanjers is Lecturer in Dutch Language and Culture at Utrecht University, Netherlands.
Book Title: Key Terms in Comics Studies
Editors: Erin La Cour, Simon Grennan, Rik Spanjers
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
eBook Packages: Literature, Cultural and Media Studies, Literature, Cultural and Media Studies (R0)
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-74973-6Published: 04 January 2022
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-74974-3Published: 03 January 2022
Series ISSN: 2634-6370
Series E-ISSN: 2634-6389
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXI, 369
Topics: Popular Culture, Comics Studies, Printing and Publishing, Contemporary Literature