• Week 2: Representation of ‘race’ within The Adventures of Tintin

    August 11, 2020 by

    According to Mountfort (2012) ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ album by Hergé “has been accused of bundling right wing, reac- tionary and racist viewpoints into its codes of visual representation and storylines.” This is due to the representation of ‘race’, ethnic and cultural stereotyping within Tintin which were raise by readers and critics. For example within… Read more

  • Week 3 : What gaps are there in Herge’s representation of women?

    August 11, 2020 by

    The Adventures of Tintin, though widely popular and loved by many generations has faced serious criticism for racial and ethnic chauvinism. Infact, in Herge’s early comics, his affiliation with right wing propaganda and fascism has also been scrutinized by contemporary critics. While these are very important issues and their discussion promotes the step towards equality… Read more

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