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  • Autobiographie et bandes dessinées : Problèmes, enjeux, exemples 

    Baetens, Jan (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    This reflection on the autobiographical dimension of contemporary "bande dessinée" will examine a certain number of general questions, including: Does the present tendency to autobiography in "bande dessinée" constitute ...
  • Autobiography in Early Bande dessinée 

    Grove, Laurence (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    Canonical literary autobiographies such as those of Rousseau, Gide or Sartre, provide an individualised and ambiguous introspective that points to intricate universal traits. Nothing could seem further from the stock ...
  • Bande dessinée et trifonctionnalité 

    Corbellari, Alain (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    The "théorie trifonctionnelle" of Georges Dumézil identified the foundations of the structures of groups of characters in ancient Indo-European literature. This article starts from an intuition by Joël Grisward, one of ...
  • The Dragon Lady's Well Favored Children: The Transition from Corporatist to Individualist in Comic Strips of 1930s 

    Tucker, Michael (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    In the 1930s the heroes of American comic strips underwent a significant transformation. Beginning as clowns or as personifications of the values of social elites, comic strip heroes were after 1929 increasingly alienated ...
  • Gotlib's Progress 

    Screech, Matthew (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    This article traces the evolution of the French bande dessinée artist Marcel Gotlib (b. 1934). It draws upon strips from throughout his career, as well as upon an interview he gave me. As we shall see, Gotlib humorously ...
  • Imperialism in Asterix 

    Clark, Andrew (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    The Asterix books, having been written over a long period of time, have reflected a number of contemporary concerns which were relevant at the time of composition - some of which are still relevant today. One of these ...
  • La bande dessinée historique : une source possible pour l'historien. L'exemple de la collection Vécu (1985-2002) 

    Rosemberg, Julien (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    The Glénat Editions were created in 1969 and have since become one of the greatest publishers of bandes dessinées in France. In the early 80s this publisher took advantage of a favourable context to create a series of ...
  • Le Portrait d'Edmond Baudoin: Réflexions sur l'efficacité d'une oeuvre à  saisir la vie 

    Martin, Annabelle (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
  • Redire, refigurer: Traces et cicatrices dans Hunors 

    Sohet, Phillippe; Nguyen, Nhu-Hoa (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    Throughout a career that covers a variety of narrative forms, Chantal Montellier's focus remains the same. Many of her albums bear the marks of personal suffering from social violence inflicted upon the poor, the weak and ...
  • Transgressive Bodies in the Work of Julie Doucet, Fabrice Neaud and Jean-Christophe Menu: Towards a Theory of the 'AutobioBD' 

    Miller, Ann; Pratt, Murray (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    This paper draws on the autobiographical work of bande dessinée artists Fabrice Neaud, Julie Doucet and Jean-Christophe Menu with the aim of investigating the potential of the medium to disturb the normative visual order ...