Kabuki: The Alchemy (Reference Items)

by David Mack

Kabuki: The Alchemy Reference Items

The following are recommended Reference titles in available from Steely Library

These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you. For additional assistance, Ask Steely Library!

Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More
REF PN 6725 .L46 1994x
"It covers more than 2,400 titles, including series titles, and organizes them according to genre, subgenre, and theme-from super-heroes and adventure to crime, humor, and nonfiction. Reading levels, awards/recognition, and core titles are identified; and tie-ins with gaming, film, anime, and television are noted. ... In addition, it will cite resources for learning more about the genre, and provide information on awards." (Amazon.com)
Comic Books and Comic Strips in the United States through 2005: An International Bibliography
REF PN 6725 .L47 2006x
"'[C]ategorized by general sources; resources; anthologies; artistic, business, cultural, historical, legal, and ethical aspects; collecting; content; criticism; exhibitions, festivals, and awards; media and popular culture; scholarship and theory; and technical and technological elements. Each category is further arranged by subcategories.'" (Amazon.com)
Manga: The Complete Guide
REF PN 6790.J3 T56 2007
"Includes incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork; titles rated from zero to four stars; guidelines for age-appropriateness; profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others; the facts on the many kinds of manga; an overview of the manga industry and its history; and a detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga terms."
Comics: Between the Panels
REF PN 6707 .D85 1998
"Via alphabetical entries, the authors take an idiosyncratic look at everything from creators, characters, and companies to conventions and collectors." (Amazon.com)
Animation, Caricature, and Gag and Political Cartoons in the United States and Canada: An International Bibliography
REF NC 1420 .A5 1994x
"One of four volumes dealing with the world of comic art … the work consists of numerous resources, including an annotated directory of 66 comic art-related periodicals; a section of comic art functions, activities, and relationships with various socio-cultural phenomena, such as education, eroticism, ethnicity, race, social consciousness, and violence; as well as historical and contemporary parts on animation, caricature, gag cartoons, and political cartoons." (Amazon.com)

The Kabuki: The Alchemy Research Guide is maintained by Mary Chesnut. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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