Honeyman, Susan: "Pain proxies, migraine and invisible disability in Renée French’s H Day." In: Studies in Comics 5.2 (2014), S. 293–318.
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Keywords: "H Day", Disease, French. Renée, Narratology, USA, Wordless comics
Collection: Studies in Comics
Renée French contributes to the growing subgenre of comics about medical issues and disability in her wordless text, H Day. Working with an invisible impairment, migraine, as her subject, French creates separate points of view, connecting them with overlapping imagery and externalizing focalization. Using a traditional iconography of dogs as pain proxies, the work also contributes significantly to larger discussions about agency in the identity politics of invisible disability.
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