Fun Home

Author: Alison Bechdel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618871711
Size: 63.44 MB
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A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.

Graphic Subjects

Author: Michael A. Chaney
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299251039
Size: 25.87 MB
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Alison Bechdel's autographic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic ( ) is
such a text, a provocative exploration of sexuality, gendered relations in the
American family, and Modern- ist versions of what she calls “erotic truth” ( ). It
both enacts and reflects on processes of autobiographical storytelling and
exploits the differences of autographic inscription in the art of cartooning. Bechdel
is a well-known American feminist cartoonist who for over two decades has
published the ...

Fun Home

Author: Frederic P. Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9786130242480
Size: 78.75 MB
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The book addresses themes of sexual orientation, gender roles, suicide, dysfunctional family life, and the role of literature in understanding oneself and one's family.

Outside The Box

Author: Hillary L. Chute
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022609958X
Size: 62.85 MB
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Alison Bechdel brought graphic memoir to the forefront of twen- ty-first-century
literature with two acclaimed works about her parents: Fun Home:A Family
Tragicomic (2006) and Are You My Mother?A Comic Drama (2012). Fun Home
takes place in the tiny, rural town of Beech Creek, Pennsylvania, and meditates
on her closeted father's suicide in 1980 (a few months after Bechdel herself came
out as lesbian). The book, now translated into twelve languages, received the
kind of public ...

Are You My Mother

Author: Alison Bechdel
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448182174
Size: 19.49 MB
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The Times said it was 'incontestibly the graphic book of the year', while the Observer recently chose it as one of the ten best graphic novels ever published.

The Best American Comics 2011

Author: Alison Bechdel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547333625
Size: 52.96 MB
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Features excerpts from graphic novels, newspapers, webcomics, and other sources and features work by up-and-coming contributors as well as such established artists as Joe Sacco, Jeff Smith, and Dash Shaw.

Another Country

Author: Scott Herring
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814773079
Size: 39.90 MB
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Often derided as another country, it's the queer equivalent to what a geographer
would term nonecumene, one of the uninhabitable spaces that cover our planet. I
introduce the region in this harsh light because it provides a better sense of how
one recent artwork—Alison Bechdel's 2006 Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
renegotiates the urban legends swirling about Pennsyltucky to commemorate a
speck of this vast terrain for queers. Bechdel sets her graphic memoir in the “
narrow ...

Studying Comics And Graphic Novels

Author: Karin Kukkonen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118499913
Size: 57.87 MB
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