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2015-2016 Course Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LIT 210 - The Graphic Novel

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
The graphic novel will be explored and examined in its various forms, and thematic connections will be made among texts, outside resources, and personal experiences. The history and development of comic books, graphic novels, manga, and their sub-genres as literature will also be explored. In addition, the course will address the role of the graphic novel in western and international societies and cultures along with issues of youth/adult readership and literacy. Lastly, the graphic novel will focus on race, gender, politics, violent content issues and presence in popular culture, the Internet, art forms, and translation into movies.



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