Craig Thompson Essays
The Three Craigs: Narration in Craig Thompson's Blankets College
Craig Thompson’s graphic novel/comic Blankets chronicles the life of protagonist Craig. The novel follows Craig from childhood through young adulthood. It is a bildungsroman in more than one way. Craig’s journey through the years, obviously, fits...
The Beautiful Ambiguity of Blankets College
"The Beautiful Ambiguity of Blankets: Comics Representation and Religious Art", written by the University of Florida's Benjamin Stevens, provides a great deal of insight into Craig Thompson's 2003 autobiographical graphic novel Blankets. Stevens'...
Escaping Religion: "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit" and "Blankets" College
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson and Blankets by Craig Thompson are coming-of-age stories that primarily focus on the religious beliefs of their respective authors. Winterson grew up in an Evangelical household. Her mother was...