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L’Hoeste, Héctor D. Fernández und Juan Poblete (Hgg.): Redrawing the Nation. National Identity in Latin/o American Comics. (New Concepts in Latino American Cultures.) New York [etc.]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. (276 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
DOI: 10.1057/9780230103184
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978–0–230–61311–9
BibTeX citation key: FernndezLHoeste2009
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Categories: General
Keywords: Aufsatzsammlung, Ethnizität, Identität, Lateinamerika
Creators: L’Hoeste, Poblete
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (New York [etc.])
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This volume discusses the role of comics in the formation of a modern sense of nationhood in Latin America and the rise of a collective Latino identity in the USA. It is one of the first attempts – in English and from a cultural studies perspective – to cover Latin/o American comics with a fully continental scope. Specific cases include cultural powerhouses like Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, as well as the production of lesser-known industries, like Chile, Cuba, and Peru.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments (ix)

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Juan Poblete: Introduction (1)
1. Eva Paulino Bueno and Terry Caesar: Mônica Power: Comics, Society, Brazil (17)
2. Juan Poblete: Condorito, Chilean Popular Culture and the Work of Mediation (35)
3. Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste: Race and Gender in The Adventures of Kalimán, El Hombre Increíble (55)
4. John A. Lent: Cuban Cartoonists: Masters of Coping (81)
5. Fernando Reati: Argentina’s Montoneros: Comics, Cartoons, and Images as Political Propaganda in the Underground Guerrilla Press of the 1970s (97)
6. Robert McKee Irwin: Memín Pinguín: Líos Gordos con los Gringos (111)
7. Carla Sagástegui: Acevedo and His Predecessors (131)
8. Waldomiro Vergueiro: Brazilian Comics: Origin, Development, and Future Trends (151)
9. Armando Bartra: Pavane for a Deceased Comic: Decadence, Illusions, and Demise of an Exuberant Narrative (171)
10. Pablo de Santis: The Fierro Years: An Exercise in Melancholy (191)
11. Ricardo Peláez: Mexican Comics: A Bastion of Imperfection (205)
12. Paul Allatson: Ilan Stavans’s Latino USA: A Cartoon History (of a Cosmopolitan Intellectual) (227)
13. Ana Merino: The Bros. Hernandez: A Latin Presence in Alternative U.S. Comics (251)

Contributors (271)
Index (273)

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