Oct 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

ENG 274 Graphic Novel as Literature

Prerequisite: ENG 101 
3 credits

This course will explore riveting examples and recognized masterpieces of the international graphic novel, an art form inspired by Japanese manga and French/Belgian bande dessin. We will study works of the mid-20th century to graphic memoirs and novels published in the 21st century including such authors as Herge, Nakazawa, Speigelman and Satrapi. We will read and discuss the works, and we will also examine critical responses to them.