Archive for: Alison Bechdel

What do Are You my Mother? and All About My Mother have in common?

Tears, mothers, and metafiction.

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What’s In the Wonder Box

Uninspired gimmickry in Chris Ware’s Building Stories

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Voices from the Archive: Melinda Beasi on the Bechdel Test and Nana

The value of imperfect heroines

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Seeing the Big Picture: The Use of Composition in Comics

Composition in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

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Voices from the Archive: Alison Bechdel on Fun Home

Alison Bechdel responds briefly to HU critics.

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The Therapeutic Narcissism of Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother?

Concerning the self-analysis of Alison Bechdel.

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Overthinking Things 10/3/10

Me, Mo and Alison The Bechdel Test. A thought exercise that consists of a series of three criteria applied to media. Does the media have: 1) More than one woman Do they: 2) talk to each other 3) about something other than a man It’s pretty well-documented that Hollywood movies fail miserably at even these […]

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