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The Graphic Novel as a Choice of Weapons
Teaching the Graphic Novel (2009)
  • Tammy Horn , Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract

In the late 1930s, the photographer Gordon Parks arrived in Washington, DC, to work with Roy Stryker, director of the Farm Security Administration. Parks' first assignment was to tour the nation's capital, a city still governed by Jim Crow laws. Stryker locked Parks' camera in a closed and then bade the young black man adieu, with the expectation Parks would not return for a week.

Keywords
  • Graphic novels,
  • Graphic novels Study and teaching
Publication Date
2009
Editor
Stephen Ely Tabachnick
Publisher
Modern Language Association
ISBN
9781603290616
Citation Information
Tammy Horn. "The Graphic Novel as a Choice of Weapons" New York, New YorkTeaching the Graphic Novel (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tammy_horn/3/