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O’Brien, Sharon: "Showing the Voice of the Body. Brian Fies’s Mom’s Cancer, the Graphic Illness Memoir, and the Narrative of Hope." In: Drawing from Life. Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art. Hrsg. v. Jane Tolmie. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2013, S. 264–287. 
Resource type: Book Article
Languages: englisch
DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0012
BibTeX citation key: OBrien2013
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Keywords: "Mom’s Cancer", Autobiographie, Fies. Brian, Körper, Krankheit, USA
Creators: O’Brien, Tolmie
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi (Jackson)
Collection: Drawing from Life. Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art
Abstract
This chapter examines how bearing witness to the suffering and pain of others gives voice to bodies, and probably souls. Drawing on Brian Fies’s graphic memoir Mom’s Cancer, which conveys the experience of illness through a mother’s struggle with cancer, the chapter considers comics and engagement with embodiment. After discussing the distinction between memoir and fiction, it highlights not only the artistic power of Mom’s Cancer but also the power of graphic memoir to present and tell the voice of the ill body. Finally, it looks at the unexpected outcome of hope that is illustrated in Fies’s memoir.
  
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