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Maggio, J. "Comics and Cartoons. A Democratic Art-Form." In: PS: Political Science and Politics 40.2 (2007), S. 237–239. 
Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
DOI: 10.1017/S1049096507070357
BibTeX citation key: Maggio2007
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Categories: General
Keywords: Kognition, Peirce. Charles S., Populärkultur
Creators: Maggio
Collection: PS: Political Science and Politics
Abstract
The cartoon, comic, or—as influential cartoonist Will Eisner called it—“sequential art” is an art-form that is cognitively friendly to contemporary notions of individualistic-liberal-democracy. Whereas traditional forms of art have rather hierarchical standards of aesthetics, which then enforce customary notions of power and the conventional hermeneutic pecking order, the iconography of comics and cartoons is supportive of a kind of pluralistic democratic individualism. If, as some thinkers suggest, the world is understood by cognitive images in the brain, then—as the work of C.S. Pierce, Scott McCloud, and others support—comics is an art that allows for the individual self-creation that subsequently supports democracy.
  
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