Serrano, Nhora Lucía (Hrsg.): Immigrants and Comics. Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis. (Routledge Advances in Comics Studies.) London, New York: Routledge, 2021.
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|Resource type: Book
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9781138186156
BibTeX citation key: Serrano2021
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Keywords: Collection of essays, Memoria, Migration
Publisher: Routledge (London, New York)
Immigrants and Comics is an interdisciplinary, themed anthology that focuses on how comics have played a crucial role in representing, constructing, and reifying the immigrant subject and the immigrant experience in popular global culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Nhora Lucía Serrano and a diverse group of contributors examine immigrant experience as they navigate new socio-political milieux in cartoons, comics, and graphic novels across cultures and time periods. They interrogate how immigration is portrayed in comics and how the ‘immigrant’ was an indispensable and vital trope to the development of the comics medium in the twentieth century. At the heart of the book‘s interdisciplinary nexus is a critical framework steeped in the ideas of remembrance and commemoration, what Pierre Nora calls lieux de mémoire.
Table of Contents
Frederick Luis Aldama: Foreword: "Comics as Movement; Comics as Planetary Healing"
Part I: Shaping Comic Traditions, Portraying Immigrants
Part II: Border Crossings, Immigrant Identity
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