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Garry Trudeau : Doonesbury and the aesthetics of satire

Author: Kerry Soper
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2008.
Series: Great comics artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Garry Trudeau: Doonesbury and the Aesthetics of Satire, Kerry D. Soper traces how this revolutionary cartoonist opened the funnies to political commentary and biting satire.
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Soper, Kerry.
Garry Trudeau.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2008
(OCoLC)654257803
Named Person: G B Trudeau; G B Trudeau; G B Trudeau; Garretson B Trudeau; Garretson B Trudeau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Soper
ISBN: 9781934110881 1934110884 9781934110898 1934110892
OCLC Number: 191758402
Description: vii, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From Walden to Iraq : a brief history of Trudeau's career --
"That's not appropriate" : investigative satire on the funnies page --
Artist rights and fights : the business of comic strips --
A heavy-lidded eye : the aesthetics of Doonesbury --
Zonker and the Zeitgeist : Doonesbury as a cultural chronicle.
Series Title: Great comics artists.
Responsibility: Kerry D. Soper.
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Since 1968, Garry Trudeau (b. 1948) has brought his brand of political satire to bear on public figures, movie stars, heads of state, and even on himself. In Garry Trudeau: "Doonesbury" and the  Read more...

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