Archive for: gaze

Reading Between the Lines: The Subversion of Authority in Two Graphic Novels for Young Adults by Ariel Kahn

Gaze, authority, and children in Salem Brownstone and Skim

continue reading »


Moto Hagio: Who Watches the Watchwoman?

This is I think my penultimate post about the Moto Hagio’s collection of stories A Drunken Dream. You can read the whole series here. _________________ Drunken Dream concludes with two entirely forgettable sentimental ghost stories: “The Child Who Comes Home” and “The Willow Tree.” Both exploit familial grief — respectively, dead child and dead mother […]

continue reading »