6 edition of The Golem"s Mighty Swing found in the catalog.
May 1, 2003
by Drawn and Quarterly
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||100|
The Golem's Mighty Swing. James Sturm. James Sturm pens this richly evocative graphic novel set in the s. The Stars of David, a barnstorming Jewish baseball team, travel from town to town earning a living by playing local squads. The Golems Mighty Swing The Golem's Mighty Swing works both as a tale of Prohibition-era barnstorming baseball and as a tale of ethnic relations. James Sturm sharply observes the baseball details, including a number of interesting and authentic-sounding anecdotes about the game. The Golem's Mighty Swing: James Sturm:
The Golem's Mighty Swing: : James Sturm: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New 5/5(3). Before penning his acclaimed graphic novel Market Day and founding the Center for Cartoon Studies, James Sturm proved his worth as a master cartoonist with the eloquent graphic novel, The Golem s Mighty Swing, one of the Pages:
The Golem’s Might Swing, by James Sturm (Drawn & Quarterly, ) The Golem’s Mighty Swing was Time magazine’s Best Graphic Novel. It takes place in the s, and focuses on an [almost] all-Jewish barnstorming team, the Stars of David, inspired by the real life House of David teams that played into the s. James Sturm THE GOLEM'S MIGHTY SWING Grpahic Novel. Published by Drawn & Quarterly Books his 6-page denouement at the end of this book, separate from the Golem tale, indicates a strange complicity between sport fan and violence in general. This 6-page indictment has a twist, though, coming as it does on the heals of the main story of.
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The Golem's Mighty Swing, by James Sturm ( pgs., ). This is an adult graphic novel. It's exciting to see how this genre has grown out of children's comic books & now has such an important role in book publishing/5(14).
The Golem's Mighty Swing looks at the religious tensions encountered by The Stars of David, a Jewish touring Minor League baseball team in the 's. With a lot of Play-by-Play action, this book should be a hit with Baseball fans, The anti semitic /5. The Golem's Mighty Swing, by James Sturm ( pgs., ).
This is an adult graphic novel. It's exciting to see how this genre has grown out of children's comic books & now has such an important role in book publishing/5(12).
Before penning his acclaimed graphic novel Market Day and founding the Center for Cartoon Studies, James Sturm proved his worth as a master cartoonist with the eloquent graphic novel, The Golem’s Mighty Swing, one of the first breakout graphic novel hits of the 21st ’s fascination with The Golems Mighty Swing book invisible America has been the crux of his comics work.
“[Golem’s Mighty Swing] ties together sport, art and literature into a grand-slam comic book.” —Time “Employing thick lines, minimal detail and simple prose Sturm gracefully summons the seedy, often dangerous baseball world of the s.” —Washington PostBrand: Drawn & Quarterly.
Originally published inJames Sturm’s The Golem’s Mighty Swing is a masterful but fleeting confluence of comics and American history, beautifully drawn in clean inky lines and paced with cinematic control. This short graphic novella follows a ragtag Jewish baseball team called the Stars of David as they tour America in the s.
Two years later came the last installment of the trilogy, the best-selling and award-winning graphic novel The Golem's Mighty Swing. This book went on to be printed in three languages, earned praise from such publications as The Sunday Observer, Entertainment Weekly, and The Washington Post Book World, and was chosen as the Best Graphic Novel Area(s): Cartoonist, Writer, Artist, Editor, Publisher.
Get this from a library. The golem's mighty swing. [James Sturm] -- "By reuniting America's greatest pastime with its hidden history, the graphic novel tells the story of the Stars of David, a barnstorming Jewish baseball team of the depression era.
Led by its. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. of Sturm’s award-winning The Golem’s Mighty Swing. This book features a Jewish barnstorming team touring the Midwest in the.
Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sturm, James. Golem's mighty swing. Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly, © The Golem’s Mighty Swing. The Golem’s Mighty Swing by James and Quarterly: p, $ Baseball month continues with this comic by James Sturm, the first of two baseball comics by Sturm I’ll be reviewing.
The Golem’s Mighty Swing by James Sturm () – This graphic novel tells the tale of the Stars of David, a barnstorming Jewish baseball team that played during the Depression. Using the true story of a team that travels among small towns playing ball and playing up their religious exoticism as something for people to heckle, this books.
InThe Golem’s Mighty Swing was part of an early, literary wave of graphic novels by cartoonists who came of age reading Maus. The comics medium is so much more rich, diverse and excellent.
The Golem’s Mighty Swing carefully thinks through Jewishness in the American context as it relates to whiteness and blackness: the Stars of David play for segregated audiences, and the player who ultimately takes on the role of the golem is black and not Jewish.
The Golem’s Mighty Swing By James Sturm Drawn and Quarterly. The Golem’s Mighty Swing is a story set in an earlier, simpler time, when old men lounged on the porch of the general store, kids wore knickers and newsboy caps, and people lived in small towns where everybody knew everybody.
You can almost smell the pies cooling on the windowsill. Yet from. The Golem's Mighty Swing By Tom Russo Updated Decem at AM EST. Buy The Golem's Mighty Swing 01 by Sturm, James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4.
James Sturm is the author of several award-winning graphic novels for children and adults, including James Sturms America, Market Day, The Golems Mighty Swing and Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow.
He is also the founder of the Center for Cartoon Studies and the National Association for Comics Art Educators/5. Moved Permanently. nginx/In James Sturm's graphic novel The Golem's Mighty Swing, a Jewish baseball team in the s creates a golem to help them win their games.
InStudio published the graphic novel The Golem written by Scott Barkman and Alex Leung and drawn by Mark Louie Vuycankiat, with a traditional Golem being created in modern-day Sarajevo.Three years later came the last installment of the trilogy, the best-selling and award-winning graphic novel The Golem’s Mighty Swing.
The book has been translated into several languages and was named “Best Comic ″ by Time Magazine.