A Theory of Narrative Drawing (Palgrave Studies in Comics by Simon Grennan

By Simon Grennan

This e-book deals an unique new notion of visible tale telling, offering that drawing, depictive drawing and narrative drawing are produced in an encompassing dialogic process of embodied social habit. It refigures the prevailing descriptions of visible story-telling that pause with theorizations of conception and the articulation of shape. The e-book identifies and examines key concerns within the box, together with: the relationships among imaginative and prescient, visualization and mind's eye; the theoretical remediation of linguistic and narratological innovations; the systematization of discourse; the construction of the topic; notion and establishment; and the importance of assets of the physique in depiction, illustration and narrative. It then exams this new perception in perform: unique visible demonstrations make clear the actual dialectic relationships among topics and media, in an exam of drawing variety and style, social consensus and self-conscious constraint. The book’s originality derives from its transparent articulation of a wide selection of assets in presenting a notion of narrative drawing, and the extrapolation of this new perception in new visible demonstrations.

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