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GPC Reads -- March vol. I

Our Featured Title

Lewis, John, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. March v. 1.
Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2013.
Call # Graphic Novels and Reserve E840.8.L43 A3 2013
John Lewis's autobiographical account of his lifelong battle for civil rights for all Americans.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

March volume 1

Other Works by and About John Lewis

Lewis, John and Michael D'Orso. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Call # E840.8.L43 A3 1998
Lewis traces his role in the pivotal Selma marches, Bloody Sunday, and the Freedom Rides. Inspired by his mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Lewis’ vision and perseverance altered history. In 1986, he ran and won a congressional seat in Georgia, and remains in office to this day, continuing to enact change.
http://books.google.com

Featured Web Sites

Arlington, Jodi.
"March' Sheds New Light On A Civil Rights Hero"
NPR.org.
National Public Radio.
http://www.npr.org
Synopsis
http://www.npr.org

Aydin, Andrew and Nate Powell.
"Guest Bloggers."
The Teaching Books.net Blog
http://forum.teachingbooks.net
Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, the coauthor and illustrator of March: Book One, discuss the inception of Congressman John Lewis’s acclaimed graphic memoir, and their work on the book.
http://forum.teachingbooks.net

Brown, Hillary.
"State of the Art: Nate Powell Tracks a Decade of Growth with You Don't Say."
PasteMagazine.com
http://www.pastemagazine.com
Powell’s lyrical, line-driven style is an integral part of what makes the work speak to large and diverse audiences. It’s immediately recognizable, driven by sonic elements represented graphically, arty panel structure and beautiful brushwork.
http://www.pastemagazine.com

Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement
We had Sneakers They Had Guns
Remembering Jim Crow

Kramer, Eileen H.
"Civl Rights."
JCLRC Resources.
Perimeter College Research Guides.
http://research.library.gsu.edu/
jclrc_resources
/civilrights

Features books, eBooks, and streamed video by and about: John Lewis, Martin Luther King Jr., the Civil Rights Movement, and African Americans in Atlanta.
Eileen H. Kramer

Lewis, John.
Representative John Lewis.
United States House of Representatives.
https://johnlewis.house.gov/
The site details, Mr. Lewis' political views, his accomplishments, biography, how to contact him, and even how to obtain internships.
Eileen H. Kramer

Rakcoczy, Rebecca and Mary Helen O'Connor
G PC Reads.
G PC Reads.
Defunct Link to GP C Reads
GP C Reads began in the Fall of 2010 with the intention of connecting those within the school and surrounding areas under a common love of literature, fostering an active and engaged community. GP C Reads is a book club open to students, faculty, staff, and community members with the goal of connecting our community of readers with authors so that the discussions begun in the campus-based groups can continue right on through the authors’ visits.
Dfeunct Link to GP C Reads

Ziebart, Patricia.
March by John Lewis
Perimeter College Research Guides.
http://research.library.gsu.edu/March
This guide offers descriptions of John Lewis' life, the graphic novel, March, related reading on many subjects, advice to finding articles, and more.
Eileen H. Kramer

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GP C Reads March volume I

This fall, Georgia Perimeter College (now Perimeter College at Georgia State University) reads the graphic novel, March volume I by, Congressman, John Lewis; writer, Andrew Aydin; and cartoonist, Nate Powell. The first volume of March tells the story of John Lewis' childhood in the Jim Crow South, and his work in the 1960's Civil Rights movement.

This display includes books and resources by and about all three authors; the Civil Rights movement; Martin Luther King Jr., graphic novels (and comics); and writing memoir, autobiography, and biography.

Books by and About Martin Luther King Jr.

Fairclough, Adam. To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King Jr.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987.
Call # E185.61 .F17 1987
To Redeem the Soul of America looks beyond the towering figure of Martin Luther King, Jr., to disclose the full workings of the organization that supported him.
http://books.google.com

King, Martin Luther Jr. I Have a Dream.
New York: Scholastic, 1997.
Call # E185.61 .K53 1997
From his childhood encounters with racial prejudice to the Montgomery bus boycott and the Voting Rights drive, the private side of Martin Luther King's life and the historical events of the time are revealed.
http://books.google.com

King, Martin Luther. Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.
San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1986.
Call # E185.89.T8 K5 1986
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth."
http://books.google.com

King, Martin Luther Jr. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.
San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.
Call # E185.97.K5 A25 1991
A Testament of Hope contains Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential thoughts on nonviolence, social policy, integration, black nationalism, the ethics of love and hope, and more.
http://books.google.com

King, Martin Luther Jr. Why We Can't Wait.
New York: Signet Library, 2002.
Call # E185.61 .K54 2002
Often applauded as King’s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can’t Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail, while underscoring why 1963 was such a crucial year for the civil rights movement.
http://books.google.com

King, Martin Luther and Alex Ayers. The Wisdom of Martin Luther King Jr.
New York: Meridan, 1993.
Call # E185.97.K5 A25 1993
r. King's personality is better known than what he said or stood for, and his violent death has overshadowed his life and message of hope. Drawing from his books, speeches, sermons, and other sources, this eloquent collection presents King's philosophy in his own words. one of the nation's greatest leaders.
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Civil Rights before the 1960's

Chafe, William H. et. al. Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South.
New York: New Press, 2001.
Call # E185.61 .R4 2001
ompiles interviews taken of survivors of the Jim Crow laws as they speak of their lives during segregation and share how they fought against the injustices of racism while building communities and raising their children.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Dailey, Jane Elizabeth. The Age of Jim Crow: A Norton Casebook in History.
York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.
Call # E185.61 .D23 2009
In The Age of Jim Crow, Jane Dailey introduces readers to a fascinating collection of documents on race and segregation in America that were created between the end of the Civil War and the emergence of the Civil Rights Movement a century later.
http://books.google.com

Jaspin, Elliot. Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America.
New York: Basic Books, 2007.
Call # E185.61 .J37 2007
"Leave now, or die!" Those words-or ones just as ominous-have echoed through the past hundred years of American history, heralding a very unnatural disaster-a wave of racial cleansing that wiped out or drove away black populations from counties across the nation.
http://www.amazon.com

Smith, Jessie C. and Linda T. Wynn. Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of African American Civil Rights Experience.
Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press, 2009.
Call # E185.61 .F8396 2009
Presents more than four hundred stories covering events, places, and people pertinent to the history of the African American struggle for civil rights.
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Civil Rights 1970 and Beyond

Cobb, Charles E. Jr. On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail.
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2008.
Call # E185.61 .C63 2008
This in-depth look at the civil rights movement goes to the places where pioneers of the movement marched, sat-in at lunch counters, gathered in churches; where they spoke, taught, and organized; where they were arrested, where they lost their lives, and where they triumphed.
http://books.google.com

Collier-Thomas, Bettye and V.P. Franklin. Sister in the Struggle: African American Womein in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement.
New York: New York University Press, 2001.
Call # E185.61 .S615 2001
Now, in this remarkable and important book, at once a memoir and insider's account of what really happened behind the closed doors of the Oval Office, the Justice Department, and the U.S. Senate, and an insightful look at the past, present, and future of civil rights in America, Lani Guinier at last breaks her silence.
http://books.google.com

Guinier, Lani. Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback into a New Vision of Social Justice.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Call # E185.97.G94 G85 1998
Now, in this remarkable and important book, at once a memoir and insider's account of what really happened behind the closed doors of the Oval Office, the Justice Department, and the U.S. Senate, and an insightful look at the past, present, and future of civil rights in America, Lani Guinier at last breaks her silence.
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The Ten Cent Plague   Writing of Biography

1960's Civil Rights Struggle: Authors A-L

Barcey, Earnest N. Fannie Lou Hamer: The Life of a Civil Rights Icon.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2011.
Call # E185.97.H35 B73 2011
This book commemorates and explores the life of one of Mississippi's great civil rights activists, Fannie Lou Hamer. Known for her daring, her brinkmanship and her impassioned speech-making, Hamer rose to prominence in the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, an intrepid group which tried to unseat the predominantly white Democrats of Mississippi during the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Boyd, Herb. We Shall Overcome.
Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, 2004.
Call # E185.61 .B774 2004
Chronicles the significant events and key figures from the civil right movement, including the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the murder of Emmet Till, and the Watts riots, with archival audio recordings on the accompanying CDs.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Carson, Clayborne. Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader: Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Strugggle.
New York: Penguin Books, 1991.
Call # E185.61 .E95 1991
ext reads important Speeches, Documents, Events, etc. of the Civil Rights Era. Example: There is a speech that quotes Dr. Kings exact words.
http://www.amazon.com

Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.
Call # E185.61 .C27 1995
Carson's history of SNCC goes behind the scene to determine why the group's ideological evolution was accompanied by bitter power struggles within the organization. Using interviews, transcripts of meetings, unpublished position papers, and recently released FBI documents, he reveals how a radical group is subject to enormous, often divisive pressures as it fights the difficult battle for social change.
http://books.google.com

Chappell, David L. Inside Agitators: White Southerners in the Civil Rights Movement.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Call # E185.61 .C543 1994
How did the vastly outnumbered black Southerners in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s succeed against a white power structure that seemed uniformly hostile? Contrary to widespread belief, argues David Chappell, "inside agitators" - white southerners sympathetic to the cause of desegregation - played a crucial role.
http://books.google.com

Fager, Charles. Selma, 1965.
New York: Scribner: 1974.
Call # F334.S4 F34
he high point of the 1960s civil rights movement, Selma was a landmark achievement for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, religious activists from all over the country, and the brave citizens of Selma who made it happen. This watershed 1965 direct action campaign resulted in passage of the Voting Rights Act. 'Selma 1965,” first published in 1974, is widely recognized as the most vivid and accurate account of the Selma movement for general readers.
http://books.google.com

Greenberg, Cheryl Lynn. A Circle of Trust: Remembering SNCC.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998.
Call # E185.61 .C58 1998
On the occasion of the SNCC's 25th anniversary, more than 500 people gathered at Trinity College in Connecticut to both celebrate and critique its accomplishments. More than 40 SNCC members tell their stories and reflect on the contributions, limits and legacies of the movement in A Circle of Trust.
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Houck, Davis W. and David E. Dixon. Rhetoric, Religion, and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965.
Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2006.
Call # E185.61 .R48 2006
he Civil Rights Movement succeeded in large measure because of rhetorical appeals grounded in the Judeo-Christian religion. While movement leaders often used America's founding documents and ideals to depict Jim Crow's contradictory ways, the language and lessons of both the Old and New Testaments were often brought to bear on many civil rights events and issues, from local desegregation to national policy matters.
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Inventing Truth   Wordless Books

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1960's Civil Rights Struggle: Authors M-Z

Michael, Ezra. Civil Rights Movement: People and Perspectives.
Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c2009.
Call # E185.61 .C6167 2009
This revealing volume looks at the struggle for individual rights from the social historian's perspective, providing a fresh context for gauging the impact of the civil rights movement on everyday life across the full spectrum of American society.
http://books.google.com

Sugarman, Tracy. We had Sneakers, They had Guns: The Kids who Fought for Civil Rights in Mississippi.
Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2009.
Call # E185.93.M6 S887 2009
Yet the example of Freedom Summer- whites united with heroic black Mississippians to challenge apartheid-resonated across the nation. The United States Congress was finally moved to pass the civil rights legislation that enfranchised the millions of black Americans who had been waiting for equal rights for a century.
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Watson, Bruce. Freedom Summer: The Savage Season that Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy.
New York: Viking, 2010.
Call # E185.93.M6 W285 2010
In the summer of 1964, with the civil rights movement stalled, seven hundred college students descended on Mississippi to register black voters, teach in Freedom Schools, and live in sharecroppers' shacks. But by the time their first night in the state had ended, three volunteers were dead, black churches had burned, and America had a new definition of freedom.
http://books.google.com

Watters, Pat. Down to Now: Refelections on the Southern Civil Rights Movement.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1993.
Call # E185.61 .W26 1993
Part history and part meditation, Down to Now is a southern journalist's intensely personal account of the civil rights movement in the South during the 1960s. As a reporter for the Atlanta Journal- Constitution and then as a writer for the Southern Regional Council, Pat Watters followed the movement from the early days of sit-ins, marches, and freedom rides through the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and the Poor People's Campaign in the summer of 1968.
http://books.google.com

Whitfield, Stephen J. A Death in the Delta: The Story of Emmett Till.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.
Call # E185.61 .W63 1991
ooks at racial attitudes in the 1950s, and discuss the impact of Till's murder on the federal government and the Civil Rights movement.
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Books about Graphic Novels and Comics

Beaty, Bart and Stephen Weiner. Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: HIstory, Theme, and Technique.
Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2013.
Call # eBook Salem Press PN6725 .C7536 2013
This book offers in-depth insight into themes and topics related to graphic novels. It provides insight into various aspects of the industry, from craftsmanship such as lettering, inking, and illustration styles, to the production and distribution of graphic novels and the significance and history of comic book conventions.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Berona, David A. Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels.
New York: Abrams, 2008.
Call # NE1095 .B47 2008
" Wordless books” were stories from the early part of the twentieth century told in black and white woodcuts, imaginatively authored without any text. Although woodcut novels have their roots spreading back through the history of graphic arts, including block books and playing cards, it was not until the early part of the twentieth century that they were conceived and published. Despite its short-lived popularity, the woodcut novel had an important impact on the development of comic art, particularly contemporary graphic novels with a focus on adult themes.
http://books.google.com

Carrier, David. The Aesthetic of Comics.
University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.
Call # PN6710 .C35 2000
Carrier's The Aesthetics of Comics is an indispensable and enjoyable contribution to discus- sions dealing with the end of Modernism, the function of art history, and the will to form a healthy develop- ment beyond current mannerist, postmodern malaise.
Brandl, Mark. S. "Art, Philosophy and Comics." ArtBook 8.2 (2001): 26-28. Academic Search Complete. Web. 18, August 2015.

Chinn, Mike. Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel: Everything You Need to Know to Create Great Graphic Works.
Happauge, NY: Barron's, 2004.
Call # NC1320 .C525 2004
Graphic novels are big business nowadays, and creating a well-executed graphic novel can be a big step to a rewarding career. This brand-new book gives detailed instruction in all aspects of graphic novel composition--creating characters and plots, and transforming them into dynamic illustrations that tell an interesting story.
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Duncan, Randy. and Matthew J. Smith. The Power of Comics: HIstory, Form, and Culture.
New York: Continuum, 2009.
Call # Decatur PN6710 .D86 2009
The Power of Comics is the first introductory textbook for comic art studies courses. Lending a broader understanding of the medium and its communication potential, it provides students with a coherent and comprehensive explanation of comic books and graphic novels, including coverage of their history and their communication techniques, research into their meanings and effects and an overview of industry practices and fan culture.
http://books.google.com

Gravett, Paul. Graphic Novels: Everything you Need to Know.
New York: HarperCollins, 2005.
Call # Decatur PN6710 .G74 2005b
raphic Novels presents an accessible, entertaining, and highly illustrated guide to the diversity of contemporary comics in book form.
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Hadju, David. The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America.
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.
Call # PN6725 .H33 2008
n the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created--in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. No sooner had this new culture emerged than it was beaten down by church groups, community bluestockings, and a McCarthyish Congress--only to resurface with a crooked smile on its face in Mad magazine.
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Harvey, Robert C. The Art of the Funnies: An Aesthetic History.
Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, ,1994.
Call # PN6710 .H35 1994
The Art of The Funnies offers a critical vocabulary for the appreciation of the newspaper comic strip as an art form and shows that full awareness of the artistry comes from considering both the verbal and the visual elements of the medium.
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Heer, Jeet and Kent Worcester Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium.
Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi, 2004.
Call # Academic eBooks on EBSCOHost PN6710 .A84 2004
hen Art Spiegelman's Maus-a two-part graphic novel about the Holocaust-won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992, comics scholarship grew increasingly popular and notable. The rise of "serious" comics has generated growing levels of interest as scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals continue to explore the history, aesthetics, and semiotics of the comics medium.
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Iadonisi, Richard Graphic HIstory: Essays on Graphic Novels And/As History.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012.
Call # EBooks on EBSCOHost PN6710 .G73 2012
When it comes to recounting history, issues arise as to whose stories are told and how reliable is the telling. This collection of fourteen essays explores the unique ways in which graphic novels can aid us in addressing those issues while shedding new light on a variety of texts, including those by canonical North American and European writers...
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Kan, Katherine. Graphic Novels and Comic Books.
New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 2010.
Call # PN6710 .G736 2010
Comics, graphic novels, sequential art have gained unprecedented legitimacy. The articles collected in this volume provide an overview of this wildly diverse, increasingly popular, and widely accepted form of literature.
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Kukkonen, Karin. Contemporary Comics Storytelling.
Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.
Call # Academic eBooks on EBSCOHost PN6710 .K836 2013
Applying a cognitive approach to reading comics in all their narrative richness and intricacy, Contemporary Comics Storytelling opens an intriguing perspective on how these works engage the legacy of postmodernismãits subversion, self-reflexivity, and moral contingency. Its three case studies trace how contemporary comics tie into deep traditions of visual and verbal storytelling, how they reevaluate their own status as fiction, and how the fictional minds of their characters generate complex ethical thought experiments.
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Mazur, Dan and Alexander Danner. Comics: A Global History.
New York: Thames & Hudson, 2013.
Call # PN6710 .M33238 2013
Comics, manga, bandes dessinées, fumetti, tebeo, historietas… no matter the name, they have been a powerful medium across four continents for decades. This is the history of comics around the world from the late 1960s to the dawn of the 21st century.
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Petersen, Robert S. Comics, Manga, and Graphic Novels: A History of Graphic Narratives.
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2011.
Call # Dunwoody PN6710 .P415 2011
This book is much more than a history of graphic narrative across the globe. It examines broader conceptual developments that preceded the origins of comics and graphic novels; how those ideas have evolved over the last century and a half; how literacy, print technology, and developments in narrative art are interrelated; and the way graphic narratives communicate culturally significant stories.
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Tabachnick, Stephen Ely. Teaching the Graphic Novel.
New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009.
Call # PN6710 .T38 2009
Graphic novels are now appearing in a great variety of courses: composition, literature, drama, popular culture, travel, art, translation. The thirty-four essays in this volume explore issues that the new art form has posed for teachers at the university level.
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Versaci, Rocco. This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature.
New York: Continuum, 2007.
Call # PN6714 .V47 2007
This Book Contains Graphic Language looks at different literary forms and genres—including journalism, fiction, memoirs, and film—in relation to their comic book counterparts. By demonstrating the ways in which comic books (and graphic novels) both reflect upon, and expand the boundaries of literature, Rocco Versaci demonstrates that comics have earned the right to be taken just as seriously as any other literary form.
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Weiner, Stephen. Faster than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel.
New York: NBM, 2003
Call # PN6710 .W45 2003
Graphic novels have exploded off bookstore shelves into movies, college courses, and the New York Times book review, and comics historian and children’s literature specialist Stephen Weiner explains the phenomenon in this groundbreaking book—the first history of graphic novels.
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Williams, Paul and James Lyons. The Rise of the American Comic Artist.
Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 2010.
Call # Academic eBooks on EBSCOBHost NC1426 .R57 2010
The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts brings together new scholarship surveying the production, distribution and reception of American comics from this pivotal decade to the present. The collection specifically explores the figure of the comics creator-either as writer, as artist, or as writer and artist--in contemporary U.S. comics, using creators as focal points to evaluate changes to the industry, its aesthetics, and its critical reception.
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Wright, Bradford W. Comic Book Nation: The Transformation of Youth Culture in America.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Call # Decatur PN6725 .W74 2001
Portrays the role of comic books in shaping American youth and pop culture, from Batman's struggles with corrupt politicians during the Depression to Iron Man's Cold War battles.
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Arguing Comics   To Show and To Tell

Books about Biography, Memoir, and Autobiography

Baker, Russell and William Zinsser. Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987.
Call # CT25 .I58 1987
By narrowing the lens, the writer achieves a focus that isn't possible in autobiography; memori is window into life.
Zinsser, William. "Writing and Remembering." Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir. Russell Baker and William Zinsser. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. 11-29. Print.

Berry, Thomas Elliott. The Biographer's Craft.
New York: Odyssey Press, 1967.
Call # CT21 .B4
Biographical writing is the one activity in the world of literature wherein the writer is confined to hard, cold, facts. Unlike the novelist, the essayist, hte poet, the short story writer, and the playwright, he may not invent or paint as his fancy may dictate.
Berry, Thomnas Elliot. "introduction." The Biographer's Craft. New York: Odyssey Press, 1967. 1-19. Print.

Bowen, Catherine Drinker The Writing of Biography.
Boston: The Writer, 1951.
Call # CT21 .B57
he popular biographer explains the processes of research and of shaping the information into an interesting story. She makes her exposition clear and vivid by tracing her own work in producing John Adams and the American Revolution, which is "narrative" rather than "critical" in presentation
"Nonfiction." The English Journal 41.4: (1952) 221-223. JSTOR. Web. 18 August 2015.

Clifford, James, L. Biography as an Art.
Oxford University Press, 1962.
Call # CT21 .C55
Professor Clifford (Columbia) here reprints selected criticism, the earliest being Thomas Wilson (1560), the latest Leon Edel (1960)... A useful book for scholars, a treasure trove for hurried teachers, a delight for literate men and women.
R.F.K. "Book Reviews." College English 23.6: (1962) 515. JSTOR. Web. 20 August 2015.

Folkenflik, Robert. The Culture of Autobiography: Construction of Self-Representation.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993.
Call # CT25 .C84 1993
Ranging from Augustine to Rolande Barthes, the editor focuses on the moment when the autobiographer sees himself or herself as other. This begins with a mirror image, but it takes in autobiography as a whole...
olkenflick, Robert. "Introduction: The Institution of Autobiography." The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self Representation. Ed. Robert Folkenflick. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993. 1-21. Print.

Hart, Anne. How to Refresh your Memory by Writing Salable Memoirs with Lauging Walls: A Pop-Culture Course in Reminiscing for Pay.
New York: ASJA Press, 2006.
Call # Newton CT25 .H369 2006
f the greatest lesson you've learned in life is making the most of what you have, it's time to write your memoirs to stimulate your memory.
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Lopate, Phillip. To Show and Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction.
New York: Free Press, 2013.
Call # PN145 .L67 2013
A long-awaited new book on personal writing from Lopate--the celebrated essayist and the director of Columbia University's nonfiction program. He provides the nuts and bolts, offering a refreshing new master class on the craft of the personal narrative, including the personal essay and memoir.
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Miller, Lynn and Lisa Lendard-Cook. Find Your Story, Write Your Memoir.
Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.
Call # Academic eBooks on EBSCOHost CT25 .M484 2013
very person has a story to tell, but few beginners know how to uncover their story's narrative potential. And despite a growing interest among students and creative writers, few guides to the genre of memoirs and creative nonfiction highlight compelling storytelling strategies. Addressing this gap, authors Lynn C. Miller and Lisa Lenard-Cook provide a compact, accessible guide to memoir writing that shows how an aspiring memoir writer can use storytelling tools and tactics borrowed from fiction to weave personal experiences into the shape of a story
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Roorbach, Bill. Writing Life Stories.
Cincinnati: Story Press, 1998.
Call # CT25 .R66 1998
This guide will teach you to see your life more clearly and show you why real stories are often the best ones.
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