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Historical and Cultural Perspectives
Edited by Anne Magnussen
258 pages, 57 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-996-9 $120.00/£89.00 Hb Published (November 2020)
ISBN 978-1-78920-997-6 $27.95/£22.95 Pb Published (November 2020)
eISBN 978-1-78920-998-3 eBook
Spanish comics represent an exciting and diverse field, yet one that is often overlooked outside of Spain. Spanish Comics offers an overview on contemporary scholarship on Spanish comics, focusing on a wide range of comics dating from the Francoist dictatorship, 1939-1975; the Political Transition, 1970-1985; and Democratic Spain since the early 1980s including the emergence of the graphic novel in 2000. Touching on themes of memory, gender, regional identities, and history, the chapters in this collection demonstrate the historical and cultural significance of Spanish comics.
Anne Magnussen is an associate professor at the Department of History, University of Southern Denmark, and co-editor of the journal European Comic Art.