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The Graphic Novel

Edited by Jan Baetens
June 2001
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-109-7
212 Pages, Illustrated
$52.50 paper original

Topics include essays on the representation of trauma and violence in graphic novels, such as Identity and Representation in Maus, Representations of Combat Trauma in the Works of Jacques Tardi, and Over the Top in the Aftermath of The Great War: Two Novels, Too Graphic. Additionally, the contemporary graphic novel is discussed, in such essays as The Dual Nature of Apocalypse in Watchmen, and The Textual Worlds of Benoît Peeters.

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