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Bruno Dumont's comic look

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For most viewers it came as a big surprise when Bruno Dumont ventured into TV comedy with the four-part series P’tit Quinquin (2014). This article examines why Dumont was attracted to comedy. Drawing on texts by Henri Bergson and Wolfgang Iser, the article frst attempts to defne the specifcity of what shall be called Dumont’s comic look. Next, it analyses what it means to take a comic look at socio-political problems such as religious and racial conficts. The articl...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/14715880.2016.1217611

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, Medieval & Modern Lang Fac
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in French Cinema Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-25
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ISSN:
1471-5880
Pubs id:
pubs:640272
URN:
uri:2540ca2d-fe00-46a7-923e-e872d0b95cae
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2540ca2d-fe00-46a7-923e-e872d0b95cae
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pubs:640272

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