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Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Comic books have arrived! "Comic Books and Graphic Novels" presents a survey of the Anglo-American comic book canon and of the major graphic novels in circulation in the United States today. Its governing question is simple: by what terms can we discuss comic books as literary art? In pursuit of that question it develops a theory of literary reading and time itself. Visit us at

Start Date: Sep 01, 2014 Topics: General Art


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“Comic Books and Graphic Novels” presented a survey of the history of American comics and a review of major graphic novels circulating in the U. S. today. It proposed that comics are literature and argued that art is generative, so there is always hope.


  • Dates: Sep 01, 2014 to Oct 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: William Kuskin
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General Art

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