Imagination and Meaning in Calvin and Hobbes

Imagination and Meaning in Calvin and Hobbes

Jamey Heit


From 1985 to 1995, the syndicated cartoon Calvin and Hobbes the antics of a precocious six-year-old boy and his sardonic crammed tiger. on the peak of its recognition, the strip ran in additional than 2,400 newspapers and generated a fan base that maintains to run within the hundreds of thousands. This severe research of Calvin and Hobbes explores Calvin's global and its deep reservoir of meanings. shut readings of person strips spotlight the profundity of Calvin's international with admire to a couple of life's mammoth questions, together with the issues that one values, friendship, God, dying, and different struggles in lifestyles. through attractive with Calvin and Hobbes as greater than "just" a comic book strip, this paintings demonstrates how the mind's eye is still a useful source for making experience of the realm.

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