Born in The United States on September 10, 1960
Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist. Originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For, in 2006 she became a best-selling and critically acclaimed author with her graphic memoir Fun Home.
On the internets! Alison Bechdel’s Webpage
In Fun Home there are innumerable intertextual references. Some of them are tabled below for interest and follow up. The Links will take you to Goodreads unless reviewed in Zimply Books.
Further Reading by Alison Bechdel.
Suggested books and authors on Fun Home
|Remembrance of Things Past: Volume I||A Happy Death||Sunday Morning||Swann’s Way (In Search of Lost Time, #1)||Orlando||Flying|
|Lesbian/ Woman||Rubyfruit Jungle||The Well of Loneliness||Desert of the Heart||Beaton in the Sixties: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as He Wrote Them, 1965-1969||The Homosexual Matrix|
|A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man||Ulysses||The Heiress||Washington Square||Maurice||The Great Gatsby|
|The Nude||John Ruskin||The Far Side of Paradise||Anna Karenina||Catcher in the Rye||Pride and Prejudice|
And some Classics –
* The Daedalus/Icarus myth
* The Wind in the Willows
* The Importance of Being Earnest
* The Taming of the Shrew
* The Fellowship of the Ring