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Author Vessels, Joel E.

Title Drawing France : French comics and the Republic / Joel E. Vessels.

Published Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  741.56944 VESS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 305 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-295) and index.
Contents Stirring up passions: politics, bande dessinee, and images in the nineteenth century and the late Third Republic -- What your children are reading: bande dessińee, Catholics, and communists -- Notre grand-papa Petain: the national revolution and bande dessinee in Vichy -- Vive la France! now who are we?: reconstruction, identity, and the 16 July law -- The commission at work: saying "non" to microcephalic Hercules and determining what makes for a good French BD -- Culture becomes policy: bande dessińee as monumental architecture.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- France -- History and criticism.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Belgium -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781604734447 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604734442 (cloth : alk. paper)