Essays Tagged: "Graphic novel"

Art Spiegleman

rt. In 1986, Art Spiegelman, hailed by some as the "new Kafka," published Maus: A Survivors Tale, a graphic-novel depiction of his troubled relationship with his father, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's ... nd other artists contribute work. It is basically a magazine devoted to new and unusual work in the graphic story medium. For example, one of the most famous "practitioner of the underground," Robert ...

(6 pages) 239 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Comedy and Tragedy in Alan Moore's "Watchmen"

different.The first thing I thought of when I heard this was The Comedian.In Alan Moore's brilliant graphic novel Watchmen, cited in Wizard: The Comics Magazine as the best American comic of the Twent ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of "MAUS," by Art Spiegelman, and effect on readers

tional barriers of the past between comics and what were then considered to be serious novels. As a graphic novel about a horrific atrocity, Maus is the first work of its kind. Through the style of hi ... s can be proven to be in actuality not coincidences at all, but carefully planned components of the graphic novel.Maus is a refreshing transgression from the norm. As art, it is impressive in its magn ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a film review of the Movie "Sin City" which I wrote for my college newspaper.

even worse.In "Sin City," two of today's greatest stylists join forces in an audacious synthesis of graphic novel and movie. It has the logic of a nightmare. It is movie-making pared down to the essen ... ctors Guild to bring on as his co-director Frank Miller, the writer/artist who created the Sin City graphic novels. The result is a faithful, shot-for-shot rendition of each stunning panel. Hard, reso ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


Manga is the Japanese word for graphic novel. Although having the total number of fans of millions of people, manga is considered a ...

(14 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

300 - Film Review

amounts of arse. The movie is a two hour, R-rated version of that trailer. 300 is adapted from the graphic novel ‘the battle of Thermopylae’ by Frank Miller. Telling the story of the 300 Sp ... minic West, but really the movie is about the battle, which is a technically accomplished series of graphical battle scenes like I have never seen before. Seriously, you'll think about comparing them ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Metamorphosis by Peter Kuper

san TariqDr. WENDY EBERLE-SINATRA603-102-04 LITERARY GENRES section 24March, 16, 07In Peter Kuper's graphic novel, "Metamorphosis", the main character, Gregor is not the only one to experience a trans ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Graphic Novel: Kingdom Come

Graphic Novel: Kingdom Come The graphic novel I chose to write about is Kingdom Come #1 by A ... t as framing devices for the action that takes place in the center. In closing, I found this graphic novel to be enjoyable in its visual communication as well as a good story line and character ...

(12 pages) 1116 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Safe Area Gorazde Essay (Summary)

and is based on conversations with Bosniaks trapped within the enclave of Gorazde. Considered as a graphic journalist, the author depicts the real nature of this atrocious war by alternating between ... stic comic book is written in a readable and organized manner. When coupled with the imagery of the graphic novel genre it delivers a great deal of insight into daily existence during a horrible era i ...

(4 pages) 3160 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marjanes Transformation

is able to understand what is going on and able to make informative decisions on their own. In the graphic novel, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, Marjanes makes a bold transformation from a young girl ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Sturken's Tangled Memories vs. Spiegelman's Maus

orical facts (Sturken 3). These types of memories are very prevalent in literary works, such as the graphic novel Maus by Art Spiegelman. Maus serves as a vehicle to artistically portray the Holocaust ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Maus I and II - Objects

: Maus. As the child of a Holocaust survivor, Spiegelman1 sought to embody the Jewish experience in graphic novel form. Little did he know, the information he dug up would haunt him forever. Spiegelma ... I use Spiegelman to reference the author of the comics whereas I use Artie to signify the autobibliographic narrator within the story.I chose to focus on five particular objects (pills, cigarettes, di ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature