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FILM 41.07 - The Graphic Novel & Film

This is a course guide for FILM 41.07.

Course description

This course will use historical case studies to examine formal, thematic, and stylistic convergences between cinema and comics. We will analyze a variety of graphic narratives that demonstrate the interdependence of the two forms throughout their histories, particularly in matters of framing, editing, lighting effects, and narrative forms. NOTE: I assign drawing homework each week; no prior drawing experience is required.

[Source: ORC/Catalog, 07/18/2023]; Dist:ART; WCult:W

In the Library's collections

The call number range for most resources on comics and graphic novels is PN 6700 through PN 6790 located on Baker Stack Level 4.

You can use one of these subject headings below to start your research in the library's online catalog:

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book title(s)

Other library resource(s)

Finding scholarly articles & journal title(s)

Need to find articles? You can use Film & Television Literature Index or the search box at the top of the page.

Internet resource(s)

Citing and Tracking Your Bibliographic References

Use this guide to help you learn how to correctly cite and keep track of the references you find for your research.

Keeping up with Film Studies journal literature

Want an easy way to keep up with the journal literature for all facets of Film Studies? And you use a mobile device? You can install the BrowZine app and create a custom Bookshelf of your favorite journal titles. Then you will get the Table of Contents (ToCs) of your favorite journals automatically delivered to you when they become available. Once you have the ToC's, you can download and read the articles you want from the journals for which we have subscriptions.

You can get the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's also available in a web version. You can get to it here. The web version works the same way as the app version. Find the journals you like, create a custom Bookshelf, get ToCs and read the articles you want.