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Shannon, Edward A. "Something Black in the American Psyche. Formal Innovation and Freudian Imagery in the Comics of Winsor McCay and Robert Crumb." In: Canadian Review of American Studies 40 (2010), S. 187–211.
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Keywords: "Little Nemo in Slumberland", Crumb. Robert, Ethnizität, Freud. Sigmund, Gender, McCay. Winsor, Underground Comics, USA, Zeitungsstrip
Collection: Canadian Review of American Studies
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Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo in Slumberland anticipates Robert Crumb’s work. McCay’s innocent dreamscapes seem antithetical to the sexually explicit work of anti-capitalist Crumb, but Nemo looks forward to Crumb in subject and form. Nemo’s presentation of class, gender, and race, and its pre-Freudian sensibility are ironic counterpoints to Crumb’s political, Freudian comix.
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