Mickey Mouse in Gurs – humour, irony and criticism in works of art produced in the Gurs internment camp

  title={Mickey Mouse in Gurs – humour, irony and criticism in works of art produced in the Gurs internment camp},
  author={Pnina Rosenberg},
  journal={Rethinking History},
  pages={273 - 292}
Gurs, near the Pyrenees, was the largest camp in the occupied zone of France. In spite of the deplorable conditions in the camp, cultural activities flourished, as in other French internment camps in both zones. In addition to conferences, concerts and plays, this extensive artistic creativity included the works of several artists, who produced drawings and watercolours and mounted exhibitions. The artists, who were political and/or racial refugees, used their works of art, through irony and… Expand
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