Free Online Library: Stassen. Deogratias.(Brief article, Book review) by “Kliatt”; Business Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book. Stassen’s interweaving of the aftermath of the genocide and the events leading up to it Deogratias, a Hutu youth barely out of his teens, now appears as a. The winner of the Goscinny Prize for outstanding graphic novel script, this is the harrowing tale of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, as seen through the e.

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I knew that the war happened in Rwanda, between Hutus and Tutsis, but I didn’t know what caused deogrtaias war. The Rwandan genocide is a little more arcane to Westerners especially, and thus the book would be more intriguing to someone knowledgeable on the subject prior. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

In a very simple manner, Stassen relays his tale of Deogratias, conveying such devastation, sorrow, and futility. View all 10 comments. In the era afterward, he resembles the images of the refugees I had seen so many years before: May 05, Tara rated it liked it.

Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda by Jean-Philippe Stassen

I enjoyed the book’s artwork more than anything, and it was nonetheless still interesting to read. Come deogratiass la campana non suona solo in Rwanda, solo in Africa: Feb 04, Delphine Durst rated it it was amazing. My experience of horror and pained sympathy was retrospectively unmoored from my ethical stance.

Ma morte e follia sono in agguato, complici alleate e intrecciate.


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Sep 12, David Schaafsma rated it liked it Shelves: This book helped me a lot. Similarly, continued discussions about the genocide, calls for action against those responsible continue, and also critiques of the grossly skewed media coverage of the genocide attest to the importance of dialogue and the potentially transformative role representation can play including, of course, graphic novels.

His friends Benina and Apollinaria are Tutsiā€”a race that is being ethnically cleansed by Hutu extremists. To me this is precisely the sort of closed reading and dictated response that meta work tries to resist and discourage. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

The language and at times the content is much more mature than I’d been expecting.

Open Drogratias See a Problem? By the time we hit Maus, both Gary and I were frustrated and occasionally unnerved by some of the responses from students.

Yes, Deogratias becomes jaded and demoralized by what he has seen and done with flashbacks to before and now, the readers experiencing Deogratias’ life currently. At night is when his demons haunt him and he drowns them with local banana beer.

It helped me to better appreciate the story of Deogratias, a man who suffered through the horrors of war. I liked the informational introduction. Jul 09, matt rated it really liked it Shelves: It didn’t matter to him that they were Tutsi and he was Hutu, or how their mother feogratias her money to support them.

It was well done and very informative.

Unlike Apollinaria, Benina sees a scene of passionate kissing, overlain by the same question Deogratias had posed to her sister, which is more successful in this case see Figure 3.


First Second; 1st edition Deogratiaa 2, Language: August 14, at 7: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Two – it is about racism, imperialism, genocide, and basically people being horrific to other people.

Betweenand a million Tutsis were killed by a minimum ofgenocidaires in a country of 11 million. Father Prior Stanislas – A white priest who runs the local church.

It is divided between the present day and Deogratias’ flashbacks, denoted by black borders for the former and blank borders for the latter. Webarchive template wayback links Graphic novel pop Stqssen that may contain original research from April All articles that may contain original research All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles with French-language external links.

Lists with This Book. August 20, at 6: This is a stunning graphic novel. This is one of the most intense, gripping graphic novels to date; libraries with other factually themed titles, such as those by Joe Sacco, Marjane Satrapi, and Art Spiegelman, should purchase it.

Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda by J. Unfortunately, this is a very true depiction of what happened in Rwanda in Please try again later. Not for young readers. Shoot me an e-mail my alternate is katepolakmacdonald gmail.