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Bramlett, Frank

Linguistics and the Study of Comics

Bramlett, Frank - Linguistics and the Study of Comics, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Frank Bramlett

2. Image Schemas and Conceptual Metaphor in Action Comics
Elisabeth Potsch, Robert F. Williams

3. Creating Humor in Gary Larson’s Far Side Cartoons Using Interpersonal and Textual Metafunctions
Richard Watson Todd

4. Metaphors and Topoi of H1N1 (Swine Flu) Political Cartoons: A Cross-cultural Analysis
Jill Hallett, Richard W. Hallett

5. Comics, Linguistics, and Visual Language: The Past and Future of a Field
Neil Cohn

6. Constructing Meaning: Verbalizing the Unspeakable in Turkish Political Cartoons
Veronika Tzankova, Thecla Schiphorst

7. Plurilingualism in Francophone Comics
Miriam Ben-Rafael, Eliezer Ben-Rafael

8. To and Fro Dutch Dutch: Diachronic Language Variation in Flemish Comics
Gert Meesters

9. Linguistic Codes and Character Identity in Afro Samurai
Frank Bramlett

10. Pocho Politics: Language, Identity, and Discourse in Lalo Alcaraz’s La Cucaracha
Carla Breidenbach

11. The Use of English in the Swedish-Language Comic Strip Rocky
Kristy Beers Fägersten

12. ‘Ah, laddie, did ye really think I’d let a foine broth of a boy such as yerself get splattered…?’ Representations of Irish English Speech in the Marvel Universe
Shane Walshe

13. Conclusion
Frank Bramlett

Keywords: Social Sciences, Cultural Studies, Popular Science, general, Sociolinguistics, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Regional and Cultural Studies, Discourse Analysis

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
323 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137004109
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34866-4

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