Overview:Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives - Contributions by Ofra Amihay, Madeline Backus, Samantha Baskind, Elizabeth Rae Coody, Scott S. Elliott, Assaf Gamzou, Susan Handelman, Leah Hochman, Leonard V. Kaplan, Ken Koltun-Fromm, Shiamin Kwa, Samantha Langsdale, A. David Lewis, Karline McLain, Ranen Omer-Sherman, Joshua Plencner, and Jeffrey L. RicheyComics and Sacred Texts explores how comics and notions of the sacred interweave new modes of seeing and understanding the sacral. Comics and graphic narratives help readers see religion in the everyday and in depictions of God, in transfigured, heroic selves as much as in the lives of saints and the meters of holy languages. Coeditors Assaf Gamzou and Ken Koltun-Fromm reveal the graphic character of sacred narratives, imagining new vistas for both comics and religious texts.In both visual and linguistic forms, graphic narratives reveal representational strategies to encounter the sacred in all its ambivalence. Through close readings and critical inquiry, these essays contemplate the intersections between religion and comics in ways that critically expand our ability to think about religious landscapes, rhetorical practices, pictorial representation, and the everyday experiences of the uncanny. Organized into four sections-Seeing the Sacred in Comics; Reimagining Sacred Texts through Comics; Transfigured Comic Selves, Monsters, and the Body; and The Everyday Sacred in Comics-the essays explore comics and graphic novels ranging from Craig Thompson's Habibi and Marvel's X-Men and Captain America to graphic adaptions of religious texts such as 1 Samuel and the Gospel of Mark.Sacred Texts and Comics shows how claims to the sacred arenourished and concealed in comic narratives. Covering many religions,not only Christianity and Judaism, this rare volume contests theprofane/sacred divide and establishes the import of comics and graphicnarratives in disclosing the presence of the sacred in everyday humanexperience.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726439-9781496819475. It was written by the following authors: Assaf Gamzou, Ken Koltun-Fromm. Book Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives, which can be read online, published by the company: University Press of Mississippi. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Criticism, Poetry, Photography, Drama, Art, Fashion. The book was published on 2018-09-30 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives has PDF format and is called comics-and-sacred-texts-reimagining-religion-and-graphic-narratives.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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