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Representations of History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels: An Introduction

Mark McKinney

in History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines the importance of history and politics to French-language comics, how French-language cartoonists have engaged with history and politics in recent years, and the artistic ... More


History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Mark McKinney (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In Belgium, France, Switzerland, and other French-speaking countries, many well-known comics artists have focused their attention on historical and political events. In works ranging from comic books ... More


In the Comics Workshop: Chris Ware and the Oubapo

Martha B. KuhlMan

in The Comics of Chris Ware

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734423
eISBN:
9781621032236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Chris Ware’s comics from a perspective informed by French comics, with emphasis on an experimental collective known as Oubapo. It shows how, for both Ware and Oubapo, the ... More


The Congo Drawn in Belgium

Pascal LefÈvre

in History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines French-language comics published in Belgium and how its representations of the Congo, one of the Belgian colonies, evolved. It begins with an overview of the history of colonial ... More


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