The pedagogy of the image text: Nakazawa, Sebald and Spiegelman recount social traumas

@inproceedings{Adams2008ThePO,
  title={The pedagogy of the image text: Nakazawa, Sebald and Spiegelman recount social traumas},
  author={Jeff Adams},
  year={2008}
}
  • Jeff Adams
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • The paper discusses the pedagogy of the image text, a term that encompasses the graphic novels of Nakazawa and Spiegelman and the heavily illustrated novels of Sebald. Increasingly, artist-authors have turned to the image-text medium to represent catastrophic social events, and these three authors’ works are discussed as seminal documents of cataclysmic societal events, such as the bombing of Hiroshima or the Holocaust. All have provided a narrative visual framework that attempts to inform us… CONTINUE READING

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