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Introduction

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/9780853239383.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Comic strips are considered a genuine art form in France and Belgium, where they are known as bandes dessinées. Bandes dessinées has been referred to as ‘the ninth art’, raising it to the same level ... More


New Visions of the Past: Jacques Tardi

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/9780853239383.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Jacques Tardi, one of the ninth art' most prolific, original and influential masters. It examines three aspects of his vast body of work: his World War I comics of the 1970s ... 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


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

Matthew Screech

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239383
eISBN:
9781846313530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313530
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In English-speaking countries, Francophone comic strips like Herges' ‘Les Aventures de Tin Tin’ and Goscinny and Uderzo's ‘Les Aventures d'Asterix’ are viewed — and marketed — as children's ... More


Reconstructing the Narrative and After

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/9780853239383.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter reviews some of the developments that have taken place in the last two decades of the twentieth century: a return to more traditional narrative forms in the 1980s, a revival in humour ... More


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