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Lynda barry [electronic resource] : Girlhood through the Looking Glass. Susan E Kirtley.

Kirtley, Susan E. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781617032363 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Best known for her long-running comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek, illustrated fiction (Cruddy, The Good Times Are Killing Me), and graphic novels (One! Hundred! Demons!), the art of Lynda Barry (b. 1956) has branched out to incorporate plays, paintings, radio commentary, and lectures. With a combination of simple, raw drawings and mature, eloquent text, Barry's oeuvre blurs the boundaries between fiction and memoir, comics and literary fiction, and fantasy and reality. Her recent volumes What It Is (2008) and Picture This (2010) fuse autobiography, teaching guide, sketchbook, and cartooning into coherent visions.In Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass, author Susan E. Kirtley examines the artist's career and contributions to the field of comic art and beyond. The study specifically concentrates on Barry's recurring focus on figures of young girls, in a variety of mediums and genres. Barry follows the image of the girl through...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7215 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 8925 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Literary Criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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