Classics and Comics

Classics and Comics

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Since at least 1939, when daily-strip caveman Alley Oop time-traveled to the Trojan War, comics have been drawing (on) material from Greek and Roman myth, literature and history. At times the connection is cosmetic-as perhaps with Wonder Womans Amazonian heritage-and at times it is almost irrelevant-as with Hercules starfaring adventures in the 1982 Marvel miniseries. But all of these make implicit or explicit claims about the place of classics in modern literary… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Oxford University Press (January 13, 2011)

Collection: Classical Presences

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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