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Art Spiegelman : conversations

Author: Art Spiegelman; Joseph Witek
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
Series: Conversations with comic artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Comics have a pipeline to something very basic about the way people think." When the graphic novel Maus: A Survivor's Tale won a Special Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for its vivid depiction of the Holocaust and its effects, critics and mainstream audiences recognized that a comic book was capable of exploring complex aesthetic, moral, and cultural themes. Maus's creator Art Spiegelman (b. 1948) became the most famous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interview
Named Person: Art Spiegelman; Art Spiegelman; Art Spiegelman; Art Spiegelman
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Art Spiegelman; Joseph Witek
ISBN: 9781934110119 1934110116 9781934110126 1934110124
OCLC Number: 87504320
Description: xxiii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Art Spiegelman / Alfred Bergdoll --
RAW Magazine : an interview with Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly / Dean Mullaney --
Slaughter on Greene Street : Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly talk about RAW / Gary Groth, Kim Thompson, and Joey Cavalieri --
Art's father, Vladek's son / Lawrence Weschler --
From Mickey to Maus : recalling the genocide through cartoon / Graham Smith --
Interview with Art Spiegelman / Roger Sabin --
Art mimics life in the death camps / Michael Fathers --
The cultural relief of Art Spiegelman : a conversation with Michael Silverblatt / Michael Silverblatt --
The man behind Maus : Art Spiegelman in his own words / Chris Goffard --
Art Spiegelman / Noami Epel --
"Word and pictures together" : an interview with Art Spiegelman / Susan Jacobowitz --
Art Spiegelman / Andrea Juno --
The 5,000 pound Maus : on the anniversary of Kristallnacht, Art Spiegelman revisits his legacy / Ella Taylor --
Interview with Art Spiegelman / Brian Tucker --
Art Spiegelman : walking gingerly, remaining close to our caves / Natasha Schmidt --
Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly : the literature of comics / Calvin Reid --
Pig perplex / Lawrence Weschler --
"The paranoids were right" / Alana Newhouse --
A conversation with Art Spiegelman / Gene Kannenberg, Jr. --
Art Spiegelman, cartoonist for the New Yorker, resigns in protest at censorship / Corriere della Sera --
Interview with Art Spiegelman / Joseph Witek --
Comics as serious literature : cartoonist Spiegelman has seen change since pioneering Maus / Laura T. Ryan.
Series Title: Conversations with comic artists.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Witek.
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Presents a collection of interviews and profiles spanning 30 years (1976-2006), that reveal an artist who had long been working to establish comics as a serious art form.  Read more...


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