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Disaster Drawn : Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form / Hillary L. Chute.

Chute, Hillary L. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780674504516 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 359 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima's Ground Zero, comics have shown a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Hillary Chute explores the ways graphic narratives by diverse artists, including Jacques Callot, Francisco Goya, Keiji Nakazawa, Art Spiegelman, and Joe Sacco, document the disasters of war.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > History and criticism.
Nonfiction comics > History and criticism.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Storytelling in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric)

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