This Book Contains Graphic Language Comics As Literature by Rocco Versaci

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Comic book & cartoon art,
  • Graphic novels,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Popular culture,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Language,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Comic books, strips, etc,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literary form

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11454268M
ISBN 100826428770
ISBN 109780826428776

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