By Jane L. Chapman, Adam Sherif, Anna Hoyles, Andrew Kerr
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In this way, nationalism is both reflection and record of numerous other concepts with which it maintains indispensable, enduring relationships. As Derrida affirms, ‘one is but the other different and deferred’ (1982, 18). In semiotic terms, any single sign or signifier must, in order to mean, contain reference to another, lost presence. The trace is the necessary retention of this loss, its mark. Although the basic semiotic premises here are derived from the influential work of Ferdinand Saussure in his Course in General Linguistics, their radical expansion and development by Derrida, including the formulation of the revolutionary methodology of deconstruction, were focused in equal measure on entire texts (Saussure: 1959).
He also portrayed humorous British characters, representatives of different ages, genders and classes, such as the young ‘lady about town’ Joy Flapperton, the ‘old fogey’ Colonel Dug-Out, and the personification of the soldier at the front, Tommy. In doing so, Haselden pioneered in British adult newspaper strips many developments which we now consider to be essential conventions of the comic strip medium, such as the use of the multi-panel sequential narrative and the creation of popular, recurring characters whose adventures and misadventures could be followed by his audience on 35 36 Comics and the World Wars a daily basis.
1’. Humour and Haselden as a cultural record Humour does not exist in a vacuum; it is dependent upon the society in which it exists, adapting and evolving with it (Douglas: 1968; Zijderveld: 1968). An analysis of the humour of a society during a particular period provides a cultural record of the norms of behaviour and thought at that moment in time. Nicholas Hiley notes in relation to the ‘Big and Little Willie’ cartoons that, during the war, people ‘firmly believed that the tradition of ridiculing the enemy, not hating him, was quintessentially British’ (2007, 155).