Talking Comics

March 1, 2023

Comics Poetry

FEATURING: JAN BAETENS (University of Leuven)

Comics do not only tell stories, they also explore the field of poetry, a practice that is often considered nonnarrative or antinarrative. There exist many answers to the question: What do we mean when we say poetry comics or comics poetry? In this lecture, I will discuss the most important contributions to the debate and present some examples that illustrate an open, non-binary approach of the issue.