Jan 29, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
    
2021-22 University Catalogue

LITT 262 The Graphic Novel



3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Students will study the history, development, and cultural significance of the graphic novel. They will practice critically reading this distinct form of storytelling in the context of its historical beginnings, its contemporary exemplars, and its potential next directions. The course will consider works by authors and artists such as Lynda Barry, Alison Bechdel, Emil Ferris, Alan Moore, Chris Ware, and Gene Luen Yang. Students will further their investigation of course concepts by completing projects that combine creative and critical methods and by considering the role of collaboration in the graphic novel.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.