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McKinney, Mark: "Transculturation in French Comics." In: Contemporary French and Francophone Studies 17.1 (2013), S. 6–16.
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Keywords: "Les Années Spoutnik", Baru, Barulea. Hervé, Boudjellal. Farid, Chaland. Yves, Ethnizität, Frankreich, Interkulturalität, Metaisierung, Postkolonialismus
Collection: Contemporary French and Francophone Studies
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French bande dessinée [comics] provide an excellent area of analysis for developing the concept of transculturation, originally proposed by Fernando Ortiz, and more recently suggested by Alec G. Hargreaves as a useful term for moving beyond the “French”/“Francophone” opposition. The medium has long been transcultural and transnational, and contemporary French comics production and its colonial heritage include visual and textual elements from (post-)colonial and immigrant cultures. Cartoonists position their comics in relationship to different artistic and cultural agenda that are sometimes diametrically opposed to each other along the colonial affrontier.
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