Fun Home

A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.

Fun Home

Fun Home

A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.

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Fun Home
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Alison Bechdel
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.
Approaches to Teaching Bechdel’s Fun Home
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Judith Kegan Gardiner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-01 - Publisher: Modern Language Association

Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic has quickly joined the ranks of celebrated literary graphic novels. Set in part at a family-run funeral home, the book explores Alison’s complicated relationship with her father, a closeted gay man. Amid the tensions of her home life, Alison discovers her own lesbian
Graphic Subjects
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Michael A. Chaney
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Some of the most noteworthy graphic novels and comic books of recent years have been entirely autobiographical. In Graphic Subjects, Michael A. Chaney brings together a lively mix of scholars to examine the use of autobiography within graphic novels, including such critically acclaimed examples as Art Spiegelman’s Maus, David Beauchard’s
Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Plays by Women
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Penny Farfan, Lesley Ferris
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-22 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Explores how women playwrights illuminate the contemporary world and contribute to its reshaping
Feminism's Queer Temporalities
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Sam McBean
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Despite feminism’s uneven movements, it has been predominantly understood through metaphors of generations or waves. Feminism's Queer Temporalities builds on critiques of the limitations of this linear model to explore alternative ways of imagining feminism’s timing. It finds in feminism’s literary and cultural archive narratives of temporality that might now

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