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Matt Reingold 
Jewish Comics and Graphic Narratives 
A Critical Guide

The most up-to-date critical guide mapping the history, impact, key critical issues, and seminal texts of the genre,
Jewish Comics and Graphic Narratives interrogates what makes a work a ‘Jewish graphic narrative’, and explores the form”s diverse facets to orient readers to the richness and complexity of Jewish graphic storytelling.

Accessible but comprehensive and in an easy-to-navigate format, the book covers such topics as:

– The history of the genre in the US and Israel – and its relationship to superheroes, Underground Comix, and Jewish literature

– Social and cultural discussions surrounding the legitimization of graphic representation as sites of trauma, understandings of gender, mixed-media in Jewish graphic novels, and the study of these works in the classroom

– Critical explorations of graphic narratives about the Holocaust, Israel, the diasporic experience, Judaism, and autobiography and memoir

– The works of Will Eisner, Ilana Zeffren, James Sturm, Joann Sfar, JT Waldman, Michel Kichka, Sarah Glidden, Rutu Modan, and Art Spiegelman and such narratives as
X Men,
Anne Frank”s Diary, and

Jewish Comics and Graphic Novels includes an appendix of relevant works sorted by genre, a glossary of crucial critical terms, and close readings of key texts to help students and readers develop their understanding of the genre and pursue independent study.
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Format EPUB ● Pages 208 ● ISBN 9781350301603 ● Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing ● Published 2022 ● Downloadable 3 times ● Currency EUR ● ID 8655063 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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