Alison Bechdel

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  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
  • Alison Bechdel

    Alison Bechdel

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    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.

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    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
    Remembrance of Things Past: Volume I - Swann's Way & Within a Budding Grove A Happy Death Sunday Morning In Search of Lost Time 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
    Lesbian/ Woman Rubyfruit Jungle The Well of Loneliness Desert of the Heart Cecil Beaton Diaries The Homosexual Matrix
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Ulysses The Heiress Washington Square Maurice The Great Gatsby
    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
    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