Art Spiegelman’s Maus: A Survivor’s Tale: A Bibliographic Essay

@article{Park2011ArtSM,
  title={Art Spiegelman’s Maus: A Survivor’s Tale: A Bibliographic Essay},
  author={Hyejeong Park},
  journal={Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={146 - 164}
}
  • Hyejeong Park
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology, Art
  • Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies
This bibliographic essay on Art Spiegelman’s Maus: A Survivor’s Tale serves as a broad survey of Maus criticism based on ten thematic categories such as trauma, postmemory, generational transmission, and the use of English. As much as this essay examines the wide range of scholarly interests surrounding Maus, it also highlights the problem of repetitive concentration on certain themes that dominates and restricts discussion on the text. This overview of Maus criticism thus not only provides a… Expand
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