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Mukherjee, Dipayan. "Domesticating the “Other”: An analysis of the appropriation of non-humans by humanistic discourse in herge’s the adventures of tintin." Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities 8.(2016): 214–21. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
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BibTeX citation key: Mukherjee2016
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Keywords: "Tintin", Animal Studies, Belgium, Hergé, Remi. Georges
Creators: Mukherjee
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Collection: Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
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Abstract
The humanistic narrative of Herge’s The Adventures of Tintin suppresses a politics of domination and domestication of the “Other” and this politics is a common thread which applies both in the context of the presentation of western civilization’s relation with non-western culture and human character’s relation with the non-human ones in the comic series. By analysis of some important non-human characters from The Adventures of Tintin, I shall explore the constant human attempt to bring the non-human within the humanistic discourse that is to domesticate them. Through such analytic procedure, I shall also try to figure out how a few animal characters resist the process of being humanized and the consequent harsh treatment that is meted out to them.
  
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