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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - Alison Bechdel

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is the author’s autobiography that covers her fraught relationship with her father as she discovers she’s a lesbian and her father is gay.  158 more words

A critical look at life: Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home"

Alison Bechdel is mostly known for her feminist ways, and the famous “Bechdel Test” deciding whether a work of literature is sexist or not. Feminism is the hottest topic of today. 493 more words


Name a Movie That Passes Bechdel Test

Thanks to @femfreq, I've learned about Bechdel test. https://t.co/vvyb77Kp60

— Igor V. (@codeic) September 18, 2016

Named after Alison Bechdel, author of comic strip 

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Where I'll Be, Online and Off: Fall 2016

The semester is well underway at Widener English, as you can see here!  This fall, I’m teaching ENGL 101:  Reading, Thinking, Writing, with a focus on narrative medicine and medical humanities; and ENGL 409:  Senior Seminar, with a focus on Joyce’s  311 more words


Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

“At once a coming-out story, an examination of the complex relationship we can have with our parents, and the role of art and literature in processing our lives… Smart, darkly funny and a little fearless, … 432 more words


Discussion: Alison Bechdel's The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For 

Veronika wrote:

I really like the comics I dipped into. The way she captures every day politicising in the slice of life format is compelling for busy adults… I like the sustained way she did comic too! 509 more words


Are You My Mother? - Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel continues to impress with her “comic dramas” which are both intimate and clinically analytical. In Are You My Mother? she looks at her relationship with her mother in attempts to come to some sort of conclusion, and find peace with herself. 34 more words

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