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Linguistics and the Study of Comics

Linguistics and the Study of Comics (Hardback)

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Do Irish superheroes actually sound Irish? Why are Gary Larson's Far Side cartoons funny? How do political cartoonists in India, Turkey, and the US get their point across? These questions and many more are answered in this new collection on linguistics and comics, which explores language and how the verbal and the visual interact.

Children'sFiction & true storiesComics or graphic novelsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culture Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 09/05/2012 ISBN-13: 9780230362826  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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ELIEZER BEN-RAFAEL Professor Emeritus in Sociology at the Tel-Aviv University, Israel MIRIAM BEN-RAFAEL has taught French for many years and is an independent researcher in sociolinguistics CARLA BREIDENBACH Assistant Professor of Spanish at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, USA NEIL COHN Scholar of the cognition underlying the visual language of comics KRISTY BEERS FAEGERSTEN Assistant Professor of English Linguistics at Sodertorns hogskola, Sweden JILL HALLETT Graduate student in linguistics at the University of Illinois, USA RICHARD W. HALLETT Coordinator of the Linguistics Program at Northeastern Illinois University, USA GERT MEESTERS Professor of Linguisticsat the University of Liege, Belgium ELISABETH POTSCH currently works as a library specialist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA THECLA SCHIPHORST Media Artist/Designer and Faculty Member in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada RICHARD WATSON TODD Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Research and Services in the School of Liberal Arts at King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand VERONIKA TZANKOVA PhD student at the Communication & Culture program at York University in Toronto, Canada. SHANE WALSHE Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Zurich, Switzerland ROBERT F. WILLIAMS Associate Professor of Education at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

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