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Published by Granta UK .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Children"s Literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8632645M
ISBN 101862078319
ISBN 109781862078314

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I enjoyed reading Tintin and the Secret of Literature because of its many thought-provoking ideas. The author applies techniques from literary analysis and compares the Tintin stories with famous works of literature. Overall I liked the book. However, I do not necessarily agree with the by: Hergé's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than 50 languages and read by tens of millions of children ages—as their publishers like to say—"from 7 to " Arguing that their characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamt up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: Is Tintin literature?3/5(4). The Adventures of Tintin (French: Les Aventures de Tintin [lez‿avɑ̃tyʁ də tɛ̃tɛ̃]) is a series of 24 bande dessinée albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. By , a century after Hergé's birth in , Tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with Created by: Hergé. His startling conclusion is that Tintin's ultimate 'secret' is that of literature itself. Appearing on the eve of the release of a major Steven Spielberg Tintin film, Tintin and the Secret of Literature should be avidly devoured by not only Tintin lovers but also by anyone with an interest in literature, philosophy or art.

Get this from a library! Tintin and the secret of literature. [Tom McCarthy] -- Herge's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than 50 languages and read by tens of millions of children ages, as their publishers like to say, "from 7 to " Arguing that their.   Tintin and the Secret of Literature by Tom McCarthy. Paperback $ McCarthy's irresistibly clever, tightly constructed book shows how the themes Tintin generates — expulsion from home, violation of the sacred, the host-guest relationship turned sour, and anxieties around questions of forgery and fakes — are the same that have Pages: Tintin And The Secret Of Literature McCarthy, Tom Overview: Herge's "Tintin" cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children aged, as their publishers like to say, 'from 7 to '. On the old-style back cover of Tintin editions he has put banana leaves on the two coconut trees. This also appears on one of the drawing in Red Rackham's Treasure. [Robert Bruce-Chwatt, UK] Outside the official canon: Tintin film books. Tintin and the Golden Fleece; Tintin and the Blue Oranges; Tintin and the Lake of Sharks; Related Guides and.

The Tintin book series by Hergé includes books Tintin au pays des Soviets, Tintin au Congo, Tintin In America (The Adventures Of Tintin), and several more. See the complete Tintin series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.   Tintin and the Secret of Literature by Tom McCarthy pp, Granta, £ Tintin is the latest trash figure from the midth century to get a dusting down and fresh lick of cultural relevance. I. I am not a fan of Tintin, but I might become one after having read Tom McCarthy’s rigorous study, Tintin and the Secret of Literature; I want to go out and read a few of these iconic and previously unacknowledged ubiquitous texts (for McCarthy, Tintin has influenced everything from Indiana Jones to espionage thrillers). I do not wish to read them because McCarthy’s book is such a good. The Adventures of Tintin (also known as The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn) is a 3D computer-animated action-adventure film based on Belgian cartoonist Hergé's comic book series of the same film was produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, co-produced by Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy, written by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish, and stars Jamie Based on: The Adventures of Tintin, by Hergé.