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Chinese Women Cartoonists: A Brief, Generational Perspective

  • John A. LentEmail author
  • Xu Ying
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels book series (PSCGN)

Abstract

One way of categorizing the few women cartoonists of China historically is by generations, the scheme favored in film circles for decades. Perhaps five periods can be identified as the beginning stages of these women’s careers: World War II, and before, post-Liberation (1949), the “Cultural Revolution” and its immediate aftermath, the 1980s, and contemporary. Unlike cinema, these categories are not necessarily associated with particular creative styles, formats, or storytelling techniques; they are simply a way to place the women chronologically.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Journal of Comic ArtDrexel HillUSA
  2. 2.BeijingChina

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