WorldCat Identities

Worcester, Kent 1959-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 7,107 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Case studies  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN6710, 741.509
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kent Worcester
Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium by Jeet Heer( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kendte skribenters skrifter fra 1895-1972 om tegnede serier. Teksterne giver tilsammen et overblik over, hvordan synet på tegneserier har ændret sig i løbet af det 20. århundrede
A comics studies reader by Jeet Heer( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the best scholars writing on the form, craft, history, and significance of the comics
C.L.R. James : a political biography by Kent Worcester( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.L.R. James: A Political Biography offers the first sustained account of the life and work of one of the twentieth-century's most important radical intellectuals
Violence and politics : globalization's paradox( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2002
Trade union politics : American unions and economic change, 1960s-1990s( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The superhero reader by Charles Hatfield( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite their commercial appeal and cross-media reach, superheroes are only recently starting to attract sustained scholarly attention. This groundbreaking collection brings together essays and book excerpts by major writers on comics and popular culture. While superhero comics are a distinct and sometimes disdained branch of comics creation, they are integral to the development of the North American comic book and the history of the medium. For the past half-century they have also been the one overwhelmingly dominant market genre. The sheer volume of superhero comics that have been published over the years is staggering. Major superhero universes constitute one of the most expansive storytelling canvases ever fashioned. Moreover, characters inhabiting these fictional universes are immensely influential, having achieved iconic recognition around the globe. Their images and adventures have shaped many other media, such as film, videogames, and even prose fiction. The primary aim of this reader is twofold: first, to collect in a single volume a sampling of the most sophisticated commentary on superheroes, and second, to bring into sharper focus the ways in which superheroes connect with larger social, cultural, literary, aesthetic, and historical themes that are of interest to a great many readers both in the academy and beyond
Peter Bagge : conversations by Peter Bagge( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For fans of Peter Bagge (b. 1957) and his bracing satirical writing and drawing, this collection offers a perfect means to track how he describes his career choices, work habits, preoccupations, and comedic sensibility since the 1980s. Featuring a new interview and much previously unavailable material, this book delivers insightful, occasionally gossipy, sometimes funny, and often tart conversations. His career has intersected with the modern history of comics, from underground comix and indie comics to comics journalism and graphic nonfiction. Bagge's detailed, garrulous, and often grotesquely funny (and discomfiting) work harks back to the underground generation, recalling Robert Crumb and Gilbert Shelton, while also pointing forward to the emergence of alternative comics as a distinct genre. His signature series, the rawly humorous Hate (1990-1998) and his editorship (1983-1986) of the often outrageous Weirdo magazine, founded by Crumb, established Bagge as a leading voice in alternative comics, and his rude, wildly expressive cartooning makes him a counterpoint to the still introspection of recent literary graphic novels. In his career over three decades, Bagge has left his mark on various formats and genres, as a prolific cartoonist, an accomplished musician, and a sometime essayist, editor, and animator. While his creative output encompasses autobiographical comics, graphic nonfiction, magazine illustrations, gag cartoons, minicomics, political commentary, superhero parodies, comic strips, animated videos, and one-page humor pieces, Bagge stands out for creating continuity-based graphic stories that revolve around sharply defined, over-the-top fictional characters. Libertarians know him for his comics journalism, as his graphic biography of Margaret Sanger in 2013 reaches new audiences. While some have lazily branded Bagge as a grunge-era visual satirist, his creative restlessness and expanding body of work make it difficult to confine him within any single genre, cultural niche, or historical moment
Peter Kuper : conversations by Peter Kuper( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of the interviews collected in this book are either previously unpublished or long out of print, and they address such varied topics as the nuts and bolts of creating graphic novels, world travels, teaching at Harvard University, Hollywood deal-making, climate change, Spy vs. Spy, New York City in the 1970s and 1980s, Mad magazine, and World War 3 Illustrated
C.L.R. James and the American century, 1938-1953 by Kent Worcester( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West Indian politics and cricket : C.L.R. James and Trinidad, 1958-1963 by Kent Worcester( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social Science Research Council, 1923-1998 by Kent Worcester( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing comics literary masters on a popular medium( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.L.R. James and the development of a Pan-African problematic by Kent Worcester( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

C.L.R. James in the 1980s : a conversation with Anna Grimshaw by Anna Grimshaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

After Thatcher : special issue on contemporary British politics( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The question of the canon : C.L.R. James and modern politics by Kent Worcester( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Toon town : New York City and comic books by Kent Worcester( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

'A Victorian with the rebel seed' : C.L.R. James and the politics of intellectual engagement by Kent Worcester( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ten years of Thatcherism( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Worcester, Kenton.

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Languages
English (98)

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A comics studies readerViolence and politics : globalization's paradoxArguing comics literary masters on a popular medium