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Title History and politics in French language comics and graphic novels / edited by Mark McKinney.

Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  741.5358 HIST    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents French-language comics terminology and referencing -- Representation of history and politics in French-language comics and graphic novels: an introduction / Mark McKinney -- pt. 1. History, politics, and the Bande dessinée tradition. Trapped in the past: anti-semitism in Hergé's Flight 714 / Hugo Frey -- Re-imaging heroes/rewriting history: the pictures and texts in children's newspapers in France, 1939-45 / Clare Tufts -- The concept of "patrimoine" in contemporary Franco-Belgian comics production / Bart Beaty -- pt. 2. Political reportage and globalism in Bandes dessinées. Citizenship and city spaces: Bande dessinée as reportage / Ann Miller -- Games without frontiers: the representation of politics and the politics of representation in Schuiten and Peeters's La frontière invisible / Fabrice Leroy -- pt. 3. Facing colonialism and imperialism in Bandes dessinées. The Algerian War in Road to America (Baru, Thévenet, and Ledran) / Mark McKinney -- The Congo drawn in Belgium / Pascal Lefèvre -- Distractions from history: redrawing ethnic trajectories in New Caledonia / Amanda Macdonald -- Textual absence, textual color: a journey through memory - Cosey's Saigon-Hanoi / Cécile Vernier Danehy -- pt. 4. A French cartoonist's perspective on the working class and Bandes dessinées. The working class and comics: a French cartoonist's perspective / Baru.
Other author McKinney, Mark, 1961-
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- Europe, French-speaking -- History and criticism.
History in literature.
Politics in literature.
History in art.
Politics in art.
ISBN 9781604730043