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Wide Awake in Slumberland

Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor Mccay

Wide Awake in Slumberland( )
Author: Roeder, Katherine
Series title:Great Comics Artists Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2014
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Cartoonist Winsor McCay (1869-1934) is rightfully celebrated for the skillful draftsmanship and inventive design sense he displayed in the comic strips Little Nemo in Slumberland and Dream of the Rarebit Fiend. McCay crafted narratives of anticipation, abundance, and unfulfilled longing. This book explores McCay's interest in dream imagery in relation to the larger preoccupation with fantasy that dominated the popular culture of early twentiethcentury urban...
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