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Orbán, Katalin: "Trauma and Visuality. Art Spiegelman's Maus and In the Shadow of No Towers." In: Representations 97 (2007), S. 57–89. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1525/rep.2007.97.1.57
BibTeX citation key: Orban2007a
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Keywords: "In the Shadow of No Towers", "Maus", 9/11, Spiegelman. Art, Trauma, USA
Creators: Orbán
Collection: Representations
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Abstract
In Art Spiegelman's comic books, ambivalence about visuality in representing the historical and private traumas of the Holocaust and 9/11 manifests itself as blindness: seeing inwardly and seeing through touch. The emphasis on materiality and proximity links the haptic visuality of In the Shadow of No Towers to other visual practices memorializing 9/11 that withdraw to the local landscape of the neighborhood and demonstrates the challenge posed by the images of 9/11 to historical interpretation.
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