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The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Kevin Haworth


The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets is a biography and analysis of the work of Rutu Modan, a groundbreaking female graphic novelist from Israel. Modan is best known for her two graphic novels, Exit Wounds and The Property. Modan’s work depicts the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Holocaust, and most significantly, the effects of war and trauma on individuals. This book begins with a history of Israeli cartooning from its roots in early Zionism. It provides an in-depth look at the female Israeli cartoonists who preceded Modan, as well as the counter-culture Israeli comics of the 1 ... More

Keywords: Modan, Israel, Comics, Holocaust, Women

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781496821836
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2020 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496821836.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Haworth, author
Carnegie Mellon University