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Author Beaty, Bart.
Title Comics versus art / Bart Beaty.
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN6710 .B39 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 274 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-254) and index.
Contents Introduction: Out of the historical dustbin : comics and the hierarchy of genres -- What if comics were art? Defining a comics art world -- Roy Lichtenstein's tears : Ressentiment and exclusion in the world of pop art -- Searching for artists in the entertainment empire -- Cartoons as masterpieces: an essay on illustrated classics -- Highbrow comics and lowbrow art? The shifting contexts of the comics art object -- On junk, investments, and junk investments: the evolution of comic book collectables -- Crumbs from the table: the place of comics in art museums -- By way of conclusion : Chris Ware's Comics about art.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Comic books, strips, etc., in art.
ISBN 144264351X (bound)
9781442643512 (bound)
OCLC number 765984919