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Author Aarons, Victoria, author.

Title Holocaust graphic narratives : generation, trauma, and memory / Victoria Aarons
Published New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Holocaust graphic narratives: visual testimonies of memory -- The performance of memory: Miriam Katin's we are on our own -- A child survivor's (auto) biographical memoir -- Memory frames: Mendel's daughter, a second-generation perspective -- "Replacing absence with memory": Bernice Eisenstein's graphic memoir -- I was the child of Holocaust survivors -- Flying couch: a third-generation tapestry of memory -- Yossel: April 19, 1943: possible histories -- Visual landscapes of memory: fracturing time and space
Summary "Holocaust Graphic Narratives examines Holocaust graphic novels and memoirs, analyzing the genre as one that enables intergenerational transmission of trauma and memory. Here, the graphic novel becomes a medium uniquely positioned to create a sense of felt immediacy, urgency, and authenticity at the intersection of history and the imagination"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource, title from digital title page (viewed on August 31, 2020)
Subject Autobiography.
Graphic novels -- History and criticism
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Graphic novels.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) in literature.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Literature, Modern.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1978802595