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Manhattan Dynamite and no pancakes: Tradition and normality in the work of Tove Jansson

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It is not uncommon to read the Moomin tales through existentialist lenses. Although there might be natural reasons for focusing on and privileging the nine classical Moomin books, it would, however, be a mistake to overlook Jansson’s comic strips. This is so, not only because of the quality of Jansson’s drawings and because of the way she innovatively worked with and developed that graphic medium, but certainly also because of the stories they contain. When read alongside the books, the comic...

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10.1515/sats-2017-3001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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Publisher:
De Gruyter Publisher's website
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SATS Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2018-07-05
Acceptance date:
2017-12-11
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ISSN:
1600-1974
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987834
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2019-04-11

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