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By Carolene Ayaka,Ian Hague

Multiculturalism, and its illustration, has lengthy provided demanding situations for the medium of comics. This publication offers a panoramic survey of the ways that comics have handled the range of creators and characters and the (lack of) visibility for characters who don’t agree to specific cultural stereotypes. participants have interaction with ethnicity and different cultural varieties from Israel, Romania, North the United States, South Africa, Germany, Spain, U.S. Latino and Canada and examine the ways that comics may be able to characterize multiculturalism via a spotlight at the formal components of the medium. dialogue subject matters comprise schooling, countercultures, monstrosity, the quotidian, the inspiration of the ‘other," anthropomorphism, and colonialism. Taking a very foreign standpoint, the e-book brings into discussion a huge diversity of comics traditions.

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