Unflattening is an insurrection against the fixed viewpoint weaving together diverse ways of seeing drawn from science philosophy art literature and mythology it uses the collage like capacity of comics to show that perception is always an active process of incorporating and reevaluating different vantage points. Unflattening is an experiment in visual thinking a scholarly discourse through the form of comics how unique the author nick sousanis earned his phd in interdisciplinary studies last year from teachers college columbia university where he produced his dissertation entirely in comics form. Unflattening as a doctoral dissertation with its continuous use of citation and its existence not as narrative but as extended argument is a deeply ambitious project and probably even an almost entirely successful project. From the back of the book nick sousaniss unflattening is a complex beautiful delirious meditation on just about everything under the sun a unique and bracing read scott mccloud author of understanding comics and making comics an important book unflattening is consistently . A stunning work of graphic literature that exists simultaneously as signpost and road instruction manual and finished product in case you havent noticed by now this is a very unique book i was told that unflattening is the first doctoral dissertation written and drawn entirely in comic book
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.