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Sillars, Stuart: Visualisation in Popular Fiction 1860–1960. Graphic Narratives, Fictional Images. (Narrative forms and social formations.) London, New York: Routledge, 1995. (191 S.) 
Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0415119146
BibTeX citation key: Sillars1995
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Eagle", Adaption, Barthes. Roland, Ethik, Frühformen des Comics, Großbritannien, Illustration, Kinder- und Jugendcomics, Literatur, Narratologie, Visuelle Kultur, Zeitungsstrip
Creators: Sillars
Publisher: Routledge (London, New York)
Abstract
Visualisation in English Popular Fiction explores the important yet often neglected tradition of illustrated fiction in English. Author Stuart Sillars suggests new analytical approaches for the study of illustrated fiction by offering detailed discussions of a range of representative texts, including Mary Webb’s Gone to Earth and Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. Sillars provides an in-depth account of the growth of the illustrated text in 19th century England, and discusses also some of the implications of Roland Barthes’ ideas of narratology as they may be applied to this compound form. Following studies in the book explore a range of issues raised by texts of various kinds, such as the visual sense in popular fiction without illustrations, the use of visual narrative in comic strips, and the precise nature of the relocation which occurs when a novel is translated to film. Other issues and genres Sillars explores are: – Victorian ‘narrative’ paintings – Edwardian fictional magazines – illustrated children’s stories

Table of Contents

List of Plates (viii)
Acknowledgements (x)

1. The Nature and Function of Visualisation (1)
2. Graphic Narratives (30)
3. Fairy Palaces: Identification and Ideology in Children’s Fiction (52)
4. Illustrated Magazines (72)
5. Gone to Earth and 1920s Landscape Ideology (93)
6. The Romantic Continuum: Rebecca and Internal Visualisation (113)
7. Eagle and the Morality of Visual Narratives (132)
8. Working Class F(r)ictions (154)

Notes (175)
References and Further Reading (179)
Index (185)


  
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