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Weston, Jane: "Bête et méchant. Politics, editorial cartoons and bande dessinée in the French satirical newspaper Charlie hebdo." In: European Comic Art 2 (2009), S. 109–130. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.3828/eca.2.1.7
BibTeX citation key: Weston2009
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Charlie Hebdo", Frankreich, Karikatur, Kulturpolitik, Satire
Creators: Weston
Collection: European Comic Art
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Abstract
The weekly French satirical newspaper, Charlie hebdo, which originally ran from 1969 to 1982, pending a revival in 1992, distinguishes itself through its bête et méchant [‘stupid and nasty’] humorous heritage, defined in its parent publication, Hara-Kiri, as the freedom to make jokes on potentially any subject, however taboo. Whilst this satirical ethos predominated in Charlie hebdo up to 1982, its enduring place in the publication has become more ambiguous since 1992, with the abrupt sacking of Siné in July 2008 seemingly belying its vigorous defence of provocative humour in the context of the 2006 Danish caricature affair. An important underlying continuity nonetheless remains in Charlie hebdo and transcends the bête et méchant project: that of negotiating a space for satirical expression that has continuously engaged with both elements of bande dessinée and the rich French tradition of polemical editorial cartooning and caricature.
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