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Representing the Traumatic

Harriet E. H. Earle

in Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812469
eISBN:
9781496812506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812469.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter one is divided into two parts. The first part puts contemporary and Freudian trauma theory in dialogue, with focus on the works of theorists such as Jacques Lacan, Dominick LaCapra, Kalí Tal, ... More


Making Space for Making Space: Jeff Lemire’s Essex County and the Canadian Alternative

Jocelyn Sakal Froese (ed.)

in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter employs a framework informed predominantly by queer theory in order to untangle the complex structures that Lemire uses in writing the Canada that he does, and ultimately suggests that ... More


Sacco with Badiou: On the Political Ontology of Comics

Alexander Dunst

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Alexander Dunst draws on the philosophy of Alain Badiou to chart an important shift from Sacco’s first long-form works of comics journalism--namely, Palestine and Safe Area Goražde--to the more ... More


Little Things Mean a Lot: The Everyday Material of Palestine

Ann D’Orazio

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Using Bill Brown’s “thing theory” and Jane Bennett’s materialist theory, Ann D’Orazio analyzes how objects such as tea, tomatoes, trees, and the hijab function as nonhuman agents in Sacco’s ... More


Joe Sacco’s Comics of Performance

Rebecca Scherr

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Rebecca Scherr draws on theories of performance and performativity to produce an account of both Sacco’s performances on the page as an artist--the drawing of a line and how that line functions as a ... More


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