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Obras de Pat Oliphant

Four More Years (1973) 23 cópias, 1 resenha
Off To The Revolution (1995) 21 cópias, 1 resenha
Oliphant: An Informal Gathering (1978) 21 cópias, 3 resenhas
Fashions For The New World Order (1991) 21 cópias, 1 resenha
Nothing Basically Wrong (1988) 18 cópias, 1 resenha
Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop... (1994) 18 cópias, 1 resenha
What Those People Need Is A Puppy! (1989) 17 cópias, 1 resenha
Oliphant's Anthem (1998) 16 cópias
The Oliphant book (1969) 16 cópias
When We Can't See The Forest For The Bushes (2001) 16 cópias, 1 resenha
Why Do I Feel Uneasy? (1993) 16 cópias, 2 resenhas
But Seriously, Folks (1983) 15 cópias, 1 resenha
Oliphant!: A cartoon collection (1980) 14 cópias, 1 resenha

Associated Works

Something Under the Bed Is Drooling (1988) — Prefácio — 4,116 cópias, 19 resenhas
The Night Hank Williams Died : A Play (1989) — Ilustrador — 13 cópias

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Pat Oliphant (b. 1935) was a highly- respected syndicated political cartoonist, who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his work. His political cartoons offer powerful commentary on national politics in the US, along with major world events. Oliphant was especially active as a cartoonist in the 1970s through the early 2000s. According to Wikipedia, by the 1970s, he had become nationally recognized, and by the 1980s, his work was appearing in ~500 newspapers.

Oliphant's art is distinctive and his caricatured subjects are always recognizable. His perspective on political figures of the day is often biting; he says in drawing things that few would dare to say in print in local newspapers.

"An Informal Gathering" collects political cartoons from 1973 through 1977 -- a time period that can be labelled as late in "the Nixon years" through the early years of the Carter presidency. Most of the cartoons deal with issues and events that will be remembered by US citizens who spent their adulthood during this period. Nixon is recognizable as a dark, brooding figure, and Jimmy Carter, as a lightweight nincompoop out of his depth in the presidency. (See the cartoon that graces the front cover as an example).

I highly recommend this collection. Even many years after the events portrayed, its political cartoons range from amusing to acerbic, commonly thought provoking, and often powerful. If freedom on speech is ever lost in the US, it would be political cartoonists of Oliphant's talent and vision who would be among the first to go.
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danielx | outras 2 resenhas | Jun 14, 2022 |
Oliphant was the first political cartoonist that I loved. A breath of fresh air, he rescued cartoons from the old dreary editorial style and brought wit and imagination.
 
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Coach_of_Alva | outras 2 resenhas | Mar 12, 2011 |
Three cartoons portraying Germany as still a Nazi country, seemingly for wanting to restrict immigration; one cartoon with USA being overrun by immigrants. All of 9 cartoons portraying as idiots those who do not welcome homosexuals in the army, which must have been the big political topic in the early Clinton years? All drawn in a style different from prior years - the stripe-shade screen and the thick black outlines are gone, and has been replaced by a much sketchier style. A bit of a letdown for me, but I still think he is the best artist among the modern political cartoonists I know of.… (mais)
 
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jahn | 1 outra resenha | Jan 27, 2010 |
A fine collection of Oliphant cartoons from October 12, 2000 to October 22, 2001. Of special interest are Oliphant's takes on the 2000 "election" and the World Trade Center bombing of September 11, 2001.
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burnit99 | Feb 15, 2007 |

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Obras
34
Also by
2
Membros
403
Popularidade
#60,270
Avaliação
½ 4.5
Resenhas
21
ISBNs
29
Favorito
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