MetaMaus: Art Spiegelman Looks Inside his Modern Classic, MAUS (Book and DVD)

Author(s): Art Spiegelman

Graphic Novels, Manga, Comics

Maus is widely renowned as one of the greatest pieces of art and literature ever written about the Holocaust.

It is adored by readers and studied in colleges and universities all over the world. But what led Art Spiegelman to tell his father's story in the first place? Why did he choose to depict the Jews as mice? How could a comic book confront the terror and brutality of the worst atrocity of the twentieth century?

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the book's first publication, MetaMaus, prepared by the author, is a vital companion to the classic text and includes never-before-seen sketches, rough and alternate drafts, family and reference photos, notebook and diary entries and the transcript of his interviews with his father Vladek as well as a long interview with Art, in which he discusses the book's extraordinary history and origins. The book includes a brand new DVD packed with extra images, video and commentary.

Secondhand. Excellent condition, as new.

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"Spiegelman has turned the exuberant fantasy of comics inside out by giving us the most incredible fantasy in comics' history: something that actually occurred. Maus is terrifying not for its brutality, but for its tenderness and guilt." New Yorker

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. He lives in New York with his French wife and two children.

General Fields

  • : 9780670916832
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.938
  • : September 2011
  • : 3.2 Centimeters X 16.8 Centimeters X 23.6 Centimeters
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Art Spiegelman
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 821
  • : 301
  • : Full colour throughout