Column -- "Night And Day: Notes On Building Stories"

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Ph.D.. Craig Fischer, Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Building Stories? Take your time, and read it carefully. An obvious quality of the book/box is how its narrative spreads across its fourteen different pamphlets, posters and books, forcing the reader to choose where to begin and how to progress. Ware’s story/discourse manipulations aren’t limited to the relationships among the fourteen separate components of Building Stories. Even the discrete pieces of Ware’s box confound reader expectations, leaping forward in time or folding back on themselves in complex ways.

Additional Information

Fischer, C. (2012). "Night And Day: Notes On Building Stories" The Comics Journal (TCJ), October 17, 2012. Version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2016
Chris Ware, Building Stories, Pulp Fiction, Memento, Comics

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