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How to Read Donald Duck - Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic (Paperback) Loot Price: R274
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How to Read Donald Duck - Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic (Paperback): Ariel Dorfman, Armand Mattelart

How to Read Donald Duck - Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic (Paperback)

Ariel Dorfman, Armand Mattelart

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First published in 1971, How to Read Donald Duck shocked readers by revealing how capitalist ideology operates in our most beloved cartoons. Having survived bonfires, impounding and being dumped into the ocean by the Chilean army, this controversial book is once again back on our shelves. Written and published during the blossoming of Salvador Allende's revolutionary socialism, the book examines how Disney comics not only reflect capitalist ideology, but are active agents working in this ideology's favour. Focusing on the hapless mice and ducks of Disney, curiously parentless, marginalised and always short of cash, Ariel Dorfman and Armand Mattelart expose how these characters established hegemonic ideas about capital, race, gender and the relationship between developed countries and the Third World. A devastating indictment of a media giant, a document of twentieth-century political upheaval, and a reminder of the dark undercurrent of pop culture, How to Read Donald Duck is once again available, together with a new introduction by Ariel Dorfman.

General

Imprint: Pluto Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2019
Authors: Ariel Dorfman • Armand Mattelart
Dimensions: 203 x 140 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-0-7453-3978-8
Categories: Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Communication studies
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Communication studies > Media studies
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > General
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies > Imperialism
LSN: 0-7453-3978-6
Barcode: 9780745339788

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