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Ursini, Francesco-Alessio: "Speculative Architectures in Comics." In: Fafnir 3.47–22, <http://journal.finfar.o ... rchitectures-in-comics/> (7. Juli 2017) 
Resource type: Web Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Ursini2016
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Blame!", "Les Cités obscures", "Sidonia no Kishi", Architektur, Belgien, Intermedialität, Japan, Manga, Narratologie, Nihei. Tsutomu, Peeters. Benoît, Raum, Schuiten. François, Science Fiction, Stadt
Creators: Ursini
Collection: Fafnir
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The present article offers an analysis on how comics authors can employ architecture as a narrative trope, by focusing on the works of Tsutomu Nihei (Blame!, Sidonia no Kishi), and the duo of Francois Schuiten and Benoit Peeters (Les cités obscures). The article investigates how these authors use architectural tropes to create speculative fictions that develop renditions of cities as complex narrative environments, and “places” with a distinctive role and profile in stories. It is argued that these authors exploit the multimodal nature of comics and the potential of architecture to construct complex worlds and narrative structures.
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