Recrafting the Past: Graphic Novels, the Third Generation, and Twenty-First Century Representations of the Holocaust

  • Claire Gorrara


This chapter examines shifting patterns of memory transmission of the Holocaust in French, Israeli, and American graphic novels of the 2010s. It will focus on the work of third-generation authors, both fictional and autobiographical. It will consider the specificity and innovation of the contemporary graphic novel as a means of recrafting the Holocaust for new generations of readers for whom the Holocaust will soon be mediated exclusively through historical scholarship and other forms of cultural memory rather than lived experience.


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  • Claire Gorrara
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  1. 1.Cardiff UniversityCardiffUK

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