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[PDF] ↠ Ghost World  Author Daniel Clowes – Submitalink.info Three and a half stars rounded up.My wife doesn t usually make graphic novel reading suggestions , but when she does, in order to keep a harmonious household, I ll read it What have I got to lose Heh.She was spot on read lucky with randomly choosing Daytripper, so I gave her powers of awesome comic book prophesy another go.Summary Two small town adolescent best friends share snark about dudes, their future and the very meaning of life itself.Who knew looking into the abyss could be s Remember those angry, bitchy girls in high school, who sat around judging people and talking smack behind everyone s back Okay, now imagine being locked in a box for an hour forced to listen to those jealous twits and you ve got Ghost World in a nutshell.I have been wanting to read Ghost World for ages I stumbled across a copy of it at the library, so finally picked it up I think if I had originally read this a decade ago, I might not have disliked the characters so much Maybe I wasn t in th Remember those angry, bitchy girls in high school, who sat around judging people and talking smack behind everyone s back Okay, now imagine being locked in a box for an hour forced to listen to those jealous twits and you ve got Ghost World in a nutshell.I have been wanting to read Ghost World for ages I stumbled across a copy of it at the library, so finally picked it up I think if I had originally read this a decade ago, I might not have disliked th 6 27 17 Reread for my YA GN Comics summer class, discussed with clips from the movie, whichandseems like a light rom com version of the much deeper and richer and grittier, nastier book One dimension of this book that seems clearer to me in this reading is that one of the things they are struggling with in this summer after high school graduation is sexuality, including some Q of the GLTQ moments Who are they, and who do they want to become Enid may be going to college Rebecc 6 27 17 Reread for my YA GN Comics summer class, discussed with clips from the movie, whichandseems like a light rom com version of the much deeper and richer and grittier, nastier book One dimension of this book that seems clearer to me in this reading is that one of the things they are struggling with in this summer after high school graduation is sexuality, including some Q of the GLTQ moments Who are they, and who do they want to become Enid may be going to college Rebecca just wants things to stay the same between them forever Many people find these girls too n american representations of adolescents and post adolescents in films and books have always left me cold, if not alienated why do i have so little in common with these kids why was my life and the lives of the italian teens i currently know and follow so vastly different i blame american culture of violence and vice for lack of a better world , kids need to find themselves in drunkenness and drugs, when we had what what did we have what do the italian kids i know have i think we had, american representations of adolescents and post adolescents in films and books have always left me cold, if not alienated why do i have so little in common with these kids why was my life and the lives of the italian teens i currently know and follow so vastly different i blame american culture of violence an The worst thing that happened to Ghost World was that a movie was made of it, because it pawned the book effortlessly Dan Clowes book was so cynical and condescending towards its subject matter that the film couldn t help making the girlslikeable.Case in point when Enid and Rebecca are watching a lousy comic on television the Movie Enid says, this guy rules, I want to totally do him , it s said with a dose of sarcasm and demented humor The Book Enid says it with a jaded tone and a v The worst thing that happened to Ghost World was that a movie was made of it, because it pawned the book effortlessly Dan Clowes book was so cynical and condescending towards its subject matter that the film coul In one of his interviews, the great graphic novelist Craig Thompson cites Daniel Clowes as a must read graphic artist he admires I admire Thompson s work, so it makes sense I would seek out Clowes This graphic novel was made into a movie in 2001 starring Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson I haven t seen that yet, but it may well be the first sighting of Scarlett Johansson before big stardom.A GR friend of mine wrote a deeply insightful meditation on the development of American cities in respo In one of his interviews, the great graphic novelist Craig Thompson cites Daniel Clowes as a must read graphic artist he admires I admire Thompson s work, so it makes sense I would seek out Clowes This graphic novel was made into a movie in 2001 starring Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson I haven t seen that yet, but it may well be the first sighting of Scarlett Johansson before big stardom.A GR friend of mine wrote a deeply insightful meditation on the development of American cities in response to this work, going big in the face of adolescent alienation As much as I enjoyed that piece, the book made a different impression on me I m going to go small this is a novel of ideas that happen internally and out of sight All we see is the petulance, the ripple on the surface of a psyche.A young thin blond girl and a much edgier dark haired friend who sports an aggressive haircut and heavy framed glasses are nearing the end of high school Contemplating their futures, the dark haired girl Ghost World Has Become A Cultural And Generational Touchstone, And Continues To Enthrall And Inspire Readers Over A Decade After Its Original Release As A Graphic Novel Originally Serialized In The Pages Of The Seminal Comic Book Eightball Throughout The Mid 1990s, This Quasi Autobiographical Story The Name Of One Of The Protagonists Is Famously An Anagram Of The Author S Name Follows The Adventures Of Two Teenage Girls, Enid And Becky, Two Best Friends Facing The Prospect Of Growing Up, And Importantly, Apart Daniel Clowes Is One Of The Most Respected Cartoonists Of His Generation, And Ghost World Is His Magnum Opus Adapted Into A Major Motion Picture Directed By Terry Zwigoff Director Of The Acclaimed Documentary Crumb , Which Was Nominated For An Academy Award For Best Adapted Screenplay This Graphic Novel Is A Must For Any Self Respecting Comics Fan S Library. Read a book you can finish in a day.3.5 starsI needed a literary palette cleanser because I m not totally feeling anything right now I just watched this movie last week and thought maybe I needed to revisit this book I need to start out by saying that the Terry Zwigoff film based on this graphic novel is absolute perfection to me It is one of my top five favorite movies and reminds me of high school when it came out, all the good things about teen angst, self loathing and counter culture, fin Read a book you can finish in a day.3.5 starsI needed a literary palette cleanser because I m not totally feeling anything right now I just watched this movie last week and thought maybe I needed to revisit this book I need to start out by saying that the Terry Zwigoff film based on this graphic novel is absolute perfection to me It is one of my top five favorite movies and reminds me of high school when it came out, all the good things about teen angst, self loathing and counter culture, finding yourself and saying goodbye I ve read some of Daniel Clowes comics before I absolutely ADORE his Eightball Comics which my roommate from college and I used to binge read after getting high from this seriously amazeballs steamroller we made from a recycled I read this so called classic years ago, and it felt like a culture clash To me it was obvious this wasn t written by a woman That s not the way girls talk and think, at least not in my experience. 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