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Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics: Insights and Issues for Libraries. Martha Cornog & Timothy Perper, eds. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited - ABC-CLIO, 2009. 281pp.


Paperback: ISBN-10: 1591584787 // ISBN-13: 9781591584780
Library of Congress: Z692.G7 G73 2009  
Dewey: 025.2/89 22  
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Acknowledgments ... xiii
Introduction: Origin Stories - Martha Cornog & Timothy Perper ... xv

PART I: THE LITERATURE

Chapter 1: The Allure of the Superhero - Michael Niederhausen ... 3

Chapter 2: Japanese Manga - Robin Brenner ... 25

Chapter 3: Girls, Women, and Comics - Trina Robbins ... 45

Chapter 4: American Comics: Beyond the Superhero, Part One, Genre Fiction - Michael R. Lavin ... 61

Chapter 5: American Comics: Beyond the Superhero, Part Two, General Fiction and Nonfiction - Michael R. Lavin ... 85

Chapter 6: Graphic Novels: A Global Literature ... 109

PART II: GRAPHIC NOVELS AND THE LIBRARY

Chapter 7: A Place in the Library - Francisca Goldsmith ... 141

Chapter 8: Comics and Graphic Novels in the Academic Library Collection - Lorena O'English ... 163

Chapter 9: Japanese Anime - Gilles Poitras ... 193

Chapter 10: Censorship of Graphic Novels in Libraries - Martha Cornog and Erin Byrne ... 221

Appendix A: Graphic Novels and Games - Robin Brenner ... 233

Appendix B: Guide to Graphic Novels in Special Topics - Martha Cornog ... 241

Appendix C: Bibliography of Books: Graphic Novels, Libraries, and Literacy - Martha Cornog ... 257

Appendix D: Selected Online Resources - Martha Cornog ... 261

Index ... 267

About the Editors and Contributors ... 279



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