Visual discourse on territorial development and political identities in socialist Romania, in comics for pioneers

@inproceedings{Ilovan2021VisualDO,
  title={Visual discourse on territorial development and political identities in socialist Romania, in comics for pioneers},
  author={Oana-Ramona Ilovan},
  year={2021}
}
This research aims to reveal the social and cultural construction of space and the political identities of social classes in the Romanian socialist society (1948-1989), using the educational narratives of the comics in a pioneers’ magazine – Cutezătorii [The Daring Ones], published between 1967 and 1989. Using visual and discourse analysis, I show how propaganda functioned in comics about work and socialist progress. Results show that text and drawings in comics are forms of spatial and… 

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