The photo novel: a Latin genre
From 1947 to 1968, the long-scorned photo novel was one of Europe and Latin America’s most popular...
Jan Baetens is professor of cultural studies at the University of Leuven (Belgium). He mainly publishes on visual narrative in "minor" genres. Some of his recent books are: "Novelization. From Film to Novel" (OSU Press, 2028), "The Film Photonovel" (Texas UP, 2019) and "Rebuilding Storyworlds." (Rutgers UP, 2020). He is also a published writer and poet and has recently published "Une fille comme toi" (JBE éditions, 2020) and "Après, depuis" (Les Impressions Nouvelles, 2021).
MA Cultural Studies: www.culturalstudies.be
Photo-Lit: The Belgian Photo Novel
Les Impressions Nouvelles: http://www.lesimpressionsnouvelles.com/
Wikipedia home page: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Baetens