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Distractions from History: Redrawing Ethnic Trajectories in New Caledonia

Amanda Macdonald

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/9781604730043.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the incidental gestures of face-making and the landmark feats of history-making in New Caledonia, a Melanesian archipelago annexed by France in 1853, and how they complicate the ... More


Citizenship and City Spaces: Bande DessinÉE As Reportage

Ann Miller

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/9781604730043.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the place of reportage in contemporary bande dessinée, or comics, in France. It begins with a brief survey of the genre, followed by a close textual analysis of “La Présidente” ... More


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


Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Joel E. Vessels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In France, Belgium, and other Francophone countries, comic strips—called bande dessinée or “BD” in French—have long been considered a major art form capable of addressing a host of contemporary ... More


‘Nos ancêtres n’étaient pas tous des Gaulois’: Post-Migration and Bande Dessinée

Ilaria Vitali

in Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941138
eISBN:
9781789629255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The association between bande dessinée (comics) and second generations might seem surprising, yet it is not new: the authors of Astérix le Gaulois, the most famous and celebrated comics in France, ... More


For a Few Comic Strips More: Reinterpreting the Spaghetti Western through the Comic Book

William Grady

in Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695454
eISBN:
9781474421942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695454.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Christopher Frayling's book Spaghetti Westerns (1981), he highlights how the character of the Spaghetti Western has since become subsumed into later Western comic books, evidenced through the Lee ... More


Notre Grand-Papa Pétain: The National Revolution and Bande Dessinée in Vichy

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores how bande dessinée (BD) art thrived during the fall of France in World War Two. When France was occupied, censorship of BD works from the U.S. were in place, which made the ... More


A Sous-Produit Littéraire No Longer

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the State recognition that France has recently given to bande dessinée (BD) as integral to its culture. Since 1984, the Centre National du Livre (CNL) has been faithful in its ... More


Conclusion

in Masters of the Ninth Art: Bandes dessinees and Franco-Belgian Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239383
eISBN:
9781846313530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239383.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter summarizes the main themes covered and presents some final thoughts. Between the late colonial period and the turn of the twenty-first century, the ninth art emerged as an integral part ... More


A Force to Beckon With

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the impact of bande dessinée (BD) graphic novels in postwar France. BDs are graphic novels, whose narratives sometimes underlie political message, which enjoyed widespread ... More


What Your Children Are Reading: Bande Dessinée, Catholics, and Communists

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the formation of the modern bande dessinée (BD) in France in the early 1900s. It explains that Benjamin Rabier was one of the many BD artists who pioneered the modern BD. His ... More


Laughing Together: Humour and Shared Identity

in Masters of the Ninth Art: Bandes dessinees and Franco-Belgian Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239383
eISBN:
9781846313530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239383.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines later developments in bande dessinée gag humour, from the 1960s up to the 1980s. It focuses on three artists: Marcel Gotlib, Claire Bretécher and Régis Franc. All three ... More


Stirring up Passions: Politics, Bande Dessinée, and Images in the Nineteenth Century and the Late Third Republic

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the history of bande dessinée (BD) in France and the impact of the BD impact on French politics. It explains that BDs were used in France from as early as the 1800s, in a ... More


Vive la France! Now Who Are We?: Reconstruction, Identity, and the 16 July Law

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter discusses postwar bande dessinée (BD) works published in France. After the liberation, Edmund-François Calvo’s La Bête est morte! was published in order to teach French children of the ... More


The Commission at Work: Saying “Non” to Microcephalic Hercules and Determining What Makes for a Good French BD

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the efforts of the newly reformed French government after the period of occupation in the regulation of the publication of bande dessinée (BD) in France. The Commission for the ... More


The Working Class and Comics: A French Cartoonist’s Perspective

Baru

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/9781604730043.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In this chapter, the author describes his own experience as a French cartoonist and his ideas about content rather than form. He offers his personal perspective regarding comics, la bande dessinée ... More


Julie Doucet’s “Monkey and the Living Dead” as Subliminal Autobiography

Natalie Pendergast

in The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place inside Yourself

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820570
eISBN:
9781496820617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820570.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter compares two of Julie Doucet’s comics stories: “The First Time” and “Monkey and the Living Dead.” Focusing on genre conventions, the chapter investigates the classification of the former ... More


The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are Not So Clear

Joe Sutliff Sanders (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807267
eISBN:
9781496807304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Hergé, the creator of Tintin, is one of the most important and influential figures in the history of comics. His style popularized what has become known as the “clear line” in cartooning, but these ... More


Learning from France: The Public Impact of French Scholars in the UK since the Second World War

Michael Kelly

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the contributions of French scholars to British society. Much of the work of French scholars is centred on the domain of culture, and they have often contributed to spreading ... More


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