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Plantu: "‘I Must Not Draw …’." In: European Comic Art 2 (2009), S. 1–20.
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Keywords: Ethik, Frankreich, Interkulturalität, Karikatur, Kulturpolitik, Plantu, Plantureux. Jean, Religion
Collection: European Comic Art
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The publication of some caricatures of the prophet Mohammed by the Jyllands-Posten, a Danish newspaper, and their distribution around the globe provoked a tremendous outcry and debate, which even led to physical destruction and death. This raises fundamental questions about the nature of blasphemy, (self-)censorship and the freedom of expression, the responsibility of cartoonists, trans-cultural communication, and the power of caricature. The author, who played a direct role in the French part of this affair, reflects on the questions it raises and on his own practice of editorial cartooning.
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