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Catalá Carrasco, Jorge L. "From suspicion to recognition? 50 years of comics in Cuba." In: Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 20.2 (2011), S. 139–160.
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BibTeX citation key: CatalaCarrasco2011
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Keywords: Historischer Überblick, Kuba, Lateinamerika
Creators: Catalá Carrasco
Collection: Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies
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The article discusses the rich cultural history of Cuban comics from the coming into power of the Revolution in 1959. The piece further explores two parallel discourses: one, that of the high-brow intellectuals worried about mass culture, ideology and national independence, and the other embodied by professionals in the visual arts who set out to create a Cuban national comics industry, using this medium effectively to build a revolutionary consciousness and to mobilize the masses.
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