Maus: A Survivor's Tale
Edition language: English
, World War II
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Series: Maus (#1)
The two volumes of Maus are Art Spiegelman's attempts to document the struggles of his parents before and during the Second World War, as well as his not always harmonious relationship with his elderly father. The framing narrative shows Art interviewing his father Vladek about his recollections of ...
This work combines the two parts 'My father bleeds history' and 'And here my troubles began'. Even when I was reading Maus I knew it would not be easy to write a review of it. Many things, if not everything has been said about it, so I will just focus on explaining some of my thoughts while I was...
bookshelves: spring-2015, biography, e-book, holocaust-genocide, jewish, nonfiction, published-1991, art-forms Read from April 30 to May 01, 2015 Art Spiegelman warns of 'dangerous' outcome as Russian shops ban Maus This has been on my wishlist forever -looks like this is a good time to read it...
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father’s story. Maus approaches the unspeakable through the diminutive. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice), shocks us ...
This was a very interesting read, but somehow very depressing.I read this in Danish, and the writing style was very annoying. "Den mand, den hus, den vej, den skole." 'Den, den, den,' all the time! I think it would have been much better in English, although I have no idea if that's correct or not. I...
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