Frederik Byrn Køhlert: Serial Selves

That is an interesting tension in comics, because it is sort of self-evidently not “the truth.”
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Frederik Byrn Køhlert discusses his book Serial Selves: Identity and Representation in Autobiographical Comics with Chris Richardson. Køhlert is Lecturer in Comics Studies and American Studies at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of Serial Selves: Identity and Representation in Autobiographical Comics (Rutgers University Press, 2019) and The Chicago Literary Experience: Writing the City, 1893-1953 (University of Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2011). He is also the series editor of Routledge Focus on Gender, Sexuality, and Comics Studies, the editor of A History of Chicago Literature (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press), the co-editor of a special issue of the journal SubStance on Comics and the Anarchist Imagination, and the course director for a new Master of Arts program in Comics Studies at the University of East Anglia, launching in September 2020.



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