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Jean-Paul Gabilliet

in Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732672
eISBN:
9781621039860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732672.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

As a complex social process, cultural legitimation is difficult to observe because its various modalities refer to distinct realities. Legitimation is an intricate mechanism that can be broken down ... More


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Jean-Paul Gabilliet

in Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732672
eISBN:
9781621039860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732672.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book has shown that the cultural history of comic books in America is not limited to the history of publishers. Instead, cultural products correspond to a public that uses them in a variety of ... More


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