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12%OFFMartin Rowson - Giving Offence (Manifestos for the 21st Century) - 9781906497019 - V9781906497019
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Giving Offence (Manifestos for the 21st Century)

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Description for Giving Offence (Manifestos for the 21st Century) Hardcover. Explains how and why cartoons work, why they matter and why the reactions of the offended are often an even blunter political weapon than the cartoons themselves. Num Pages: 112 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AKLC; JPVH2; WHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 187 x 115 x 12. Weight in Grams: 162.
Tolerated in Britain for over 300 years-and ubiquitous throughout the world for much longer - visual satire gives offence in the quickest way and in its purest form. Cartoons have long since established themselves as a legitimate part of the general political discourse. As a cartoonist, it is Rowson's job to give offence. But the flip side of giving offence is, of course, giving comfort to the opponents or victims of the offended. In "Giving Offence", Rowson explains how and why cartoons work, why they matter and why the reactions of the offended are often an even blunter political weapon ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Seagull Books
Condition
New
Number of Pages
112
Place of Publication
Greenford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781906497019
SKU
V9781906497019
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Ref
99-1

About Martin Rowson
Martin Rowson's award winning cartoons appear regularly in the Guardian, the Scotsman, the Daily Mirror, the Independent on Sunday, Tribune, Index on Censorship, the Spectator, the Morning Star and many other publications. His books include comic book versions of 'The Waste Land' and Tristram Shandy, a novel, Snatches, a memoir of his dead parents, Stuff and The Dog Allusion: Gods, ... Read more

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