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Flinn, Margaret C. "The ‘ravaged body’ as carrier of cultural memory in Farid Boudjellal’s Petit Polio series." In: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 8.4 (2017), S. 341–358. 
Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2017.1288640
BibTeX citation key: Flinn2017
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Petit Polio", Afrika, Algerien, Behinderung, Boudjellal. Farid, Frankreich
Creators: Flinn
Collection: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
Abstract
Farid Boudjellal’s Petit Polio series (Soleil/Futuropolis, 1998–2012) is a bildungsroman that contests the narrative and aesthetic deployment of disability as prosthetic metaphor in the post-colonial context. In this series, the male, disabled, Franco-Algerian body takes on an allegorical yet violently embodied position. The intersection of disability and racial markedness here produces representations of bodies that might be considered ‘ravaged’, but in fact those bodies operate as carriers of cultural memory and sites from which a political discourse critical of French universalism can be launched.
  
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