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Redrawing The Nation

National Identity in Latin/o American Comics

  • Editors
  • Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste
  • Juan Poblete

Part of the New Directions in Latino American Cultures book series (NDLAC)

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About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Comic culture gender identity national identity society

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