Redrawing The Nation National Identity in Latin/o American Comics

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 con...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: L’Hoeste, Héctor Fernández (Editor), Poblete, Juan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2009, 2009
Series:New Directions in Latino American Cultures
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary: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
Physical Description:IX, 276 p. 49 illus online resource
ISBN:9780230103184