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Drawn to purpose : American women illustrators and cartoonists

Author: Martha H Kennedy; Carla Diane Hayden
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, in association with the Library of Congress, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Published in partnership with the Library of Congress, Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists presents an overarching survey of women in American illustration, from the late nineteenth into the twenty-first century. Martha H. Kennedy brings special attention to forms that have heretofore received scant notice--cover designs, editorial illustrations, and political cartoons--and reveals the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, Martha H. (Martha Hoeprich).
Drawn to purpose.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, in association with the Library of Congress, 2018
(DLC) 2017033179
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha H Kennedy; Carla Diane Hayden
ISBN: 9781496815927 1496815920
OCLC Number: 993601764
Description: xii, 238 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Chapter 1: Golden age illustrators --
Chapter 2: Early cartoonists: from cute and clever to career women --
Chapter 3: New voices: new narrative in comics --
Interlude: Illustrations for industry --
Chapter 4: Commentators and reporters --
Chapter 5: Covers and cartoons --
Chapter 6: Caricaturists and political cartoonists --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Biographical sketches --
Selected biography and suggestions for further reading --
Image credits.
Responsibility: Martha H. Kennedy ; foreword by Carla D. Hayden.

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