The Complete MAUS by Art Spiegelman (Paperback, 2003)

The Complete MAUS by Art Spiegelman (Paperback, 2003) The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman - the Pulitzer prize-winning Holocaust survivor story&39;The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust&39; Wall Street Journal&39;The first masterpiece in comic book history&39; The New YorkerThe Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman a Jewish survivor of Hitler&39;s Europe and his son a cartoonist coming to terms with his father&39;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 &39;drawing us closer to the bleak heart of the Holocaust&39; (The New York Times)Maus is a haunting tale within a taleVladek&39;s harrowing story of survival is woven into the author&39;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&39;s grisliest news is a story of survival not only of Vladek but of the children who survive even the survivorsMaus studies the bloody pawprints of history and tracks its meaning for all of usThis combined definitive edition includes Maus I A Survivor&39;s Tale and Maus IIArt 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 fellowshipIt 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&39;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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