Jewish Graphic Novel, The: Critical Approaches

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Published: 28-02-2010

£30.95

An interdisciplinary collection of essays that addresses critically acclaimed works in Jewish graphic novel, a subgenre of Jewish literary and artistic culture. Featuring insightful discussions of notable figures, It focuses on how graphic novels are used in Holocaust memoir and fiction, and portrays Jewish identity in North America.

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The Jewish Graphic Novel is a lively, interdisciplinary collection of essays that addresses critically acclaimed works in this subgenre of Jewish literary and artistic culture. Featuring insightful discussions of notable figures – such as Will Eisner, Ruto Modan, Art Spiegelman, and Joann Sfar – the contributors focus on how graphic novels are increasingly being used in Holocaust memoir and fiction, and to portray Jewish identity in North America. Europe, and Israel. This comprehensive volume is a compelling representation of a major postmodern ethnic and artistic achievement.