BOBC     Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung

WIKINDX Resources

Abate, Michelle: "Art Spiegelman’s In the Shadow of No Towers as Board Book. From the Matter of Materiality to the Way That Materiality Matters." In: Jeunesse 7.2 (2015), <http://www.jeunessejour ... p/yptc/article/view/253> (17. Febr. 2016) 
Added by: joachim (17 Feb 2016 14:19:11 Europe/Berlin)   Last edited by: joachim (17 Feb 2016 14:20:26 Europe/Berlin)
Resource type: Web Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Abate2015
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: "In the Shadow of No Towers", 9/11, Materialität, Paratext, Rezeption, Spiegelman. Art, USA
Creators: Abate
Collection: Jeunesse
Views: 8/516
Views index: 6%
Popularity index: 1.5%
Attachments   URLs   http://www.jeuness ... c/article/view/253
This essay explores what happens when we foreground the materiality of Art Spiegelman’s In the Shadow of No Towers, examining it first as a board book and second as a graphic memoir, a work of historical non-fiction, or a therapeutic piece of trauma writing. Michelle Ann Abate argues that the thick card stock on which the text is printed forms a key readerly access point as well as a thematic pivot point. Heeding the cue provided by the format of the board book moves children and childhood from the margins to the centre of the narrative. This new perspective reveals that, together with offering a critique about the politicization of 9/11, No Towers contains an illuminating analysis about the politicization of young people in the United States.
wikindx 5.8.1 ©2019 | Total resources: 12259 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 52 | DB execution: 0.33443 secs | Script execution: 0.34876 secs

PHP execution time: 0.01340 s
SQL connection time: 0.00024 s
SQL execution time: 0.33419 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00117 s
Total elapsed time: 0.34876 s
Peak memory usage: 1.6530 MB
Memory at close: 1.6021 MB