Charlie Hebdo is nothing new

Grove, L. (2015) Charlie Hebdo is nothing new. Jewish Quarterly, 62(1), pp. 4-5. (doi: 10.1080/0449010X.2015.1013797)

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Since January’s tragic events in Paris, Charlie Hebdo is undoubtedly the planet’s best-known journal of satirical cartooning, as well as now being the one with by far the highest sales. Yet its trademark features—scatology, vivid sexual humour, and the breaking of taboos, above with respect to, but showing no respect for, religious beliefs—are nothing new in France.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Grove, Professor Laurence
Authors: Grove, L.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > French
Journal Name:Jewish Quarterly
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
ISSN (Online):2326-2516
Published Online:04 March 2015
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 Laurence Grove
First Published:First published in Jewish Quarterly 62(1): 4-5
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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