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The Complete MAUS

Art Spiegelman

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Anno: 2003
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 296 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 231 x 164 mm
Peso: 664 gr.
  • EAN: 9780141014081

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The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman - the Pulitzer prize-winning Holocaust survivor story 'The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust' Wall Street Journal 'The first masterpiece in comic book history' The New Yorker 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 out of any lingering sense of familiarity and succeeds in 'drawing us closer to the bleak heart of the Holocaust' (The New York Times). Maus is a haunting tale within a tale. Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. Against the backdrop of guilt brought by survival, they stage a normal life of small arguments and unhappy visits. This astonishing retelling of our century's grisliest news is a story of survival, not only of Vladek but of the children who survive even the survivors. Maus studies the bloody pawprints of history and tracks its meaning for all of us. This combined, definitive edition includes Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II. Art Spiegelman is a contributing editor and artist for the New Yorker. His drawings and prints have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Maus, and a Guggenheim fellowship. It was also nominated for the National Book Critics Award. His other books include: Breakdowns: From Maus to Now, an Anthology of Strips; The Wild Party; Open Me, I'm A Dog; Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched to Their Limits; In the Shadow of No Towers; Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@ Be a Nose; Jack and the Box and MetaMaus. He lives in New York.
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    Art Spiegelman è nato a Stoccolma nel 1948, ma già nel 1951 la sua famiglia, di origine polacca, si è trasferita a New York. Nel 1962 ha venduto al «Long Island Post» il suo primo disegno, l'anno dopo ha creato fumetti come Garbage Pal Kids e Wacky Packages. Nel 1980, sulla rivista «Raw» da lui stesso fondata, è uscito il primo capitolo del suo capolavoro, Maus: la storia (autobiografica) di una famiglia ebrea internata in un lager, raccolta in volume nel 1986, gli è valsa nel 1991 il premio Pulitzer. Suoi disegni e fumetti sono apparsi su numerosi quotidiani e riviste, dal «New York Times» al «Village Voice» e al «New Yorker», e sono stati esposti in musei e gallerie negli Stati Uniti e all'estero.... Approfondisci
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