The Politics of Representation in Joe Sacco's Palestine

Edward John Curthoys, Golnar Nabizadeh

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Abstract

Joe's Sacco's graphic novel Palestine intervenes in Western silence about the occupation of Palestinian lands by reconstructing not only the density of Palestinian experience under occupation but also drawing attention to the Palestinian struggle for national maturity, educational attainments, and political effectiveness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Social Work of Narrative
Subtitle of host publicationHuman Rights and the Cultural Imaginary
EditorsGareth Griffiths, Philip Mead
Place of PublicationStuttgart
Publisheribidem-Verlag
Chapter10
Pages201-220
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9783838268583
ISBN (Print)9783838209586
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameStudies in World Literature
Volume4

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Curthoys, E. J., & Nabizadeh, G. (2018). The Politics of Representation in Joe Sacco's Palestine. In G. Griffiths, & P. Mead (Eds.), The Social Work of Narrative: Human Rights and the Cultural Imaginary (pp. 201-220). (Studies in World Literature; Vol. 4). Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag.