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Monday, February 7 - 2:00 PM


Enjoy lively discussions with others on today's most intriguing books and topics.

 

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February 7 | MausMaus II  by Art Spiegelman

Acclaimed as a "quiet triumph"* and a "brutally moving work of art", the first volume of Art Spiegelman's Maus introduced readers to Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist trying to come to terms with his father, his father's terrifying story, and History itself. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice), succeeds perfectly in shocking us out of any lingering sense of familiarity with the events described, approaching, as it does, the unspeakable through the diminutive.  Maus ties together two powerful stories: Vladek's harrowing tale of survival against all odds, delineating the paradox of daily life in the death camps, and the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. Vladek's troubled remarriage, minor arguments between father and son, and life's everyday disappointments are all set against a backdrop of history too large to pacify. At every level, this is the ultimate survivor's tale -- and that too of the children who somehow survive even the survivors. 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

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Location

9754 Cleveland Ave SE
Magnolia, OH 44643
Event Type
Literary
Club

Organization

Stark Library

Date / Time

Monday, February 7, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Contact

Name:
Sandy Valley
Phone:
(330) 866-3366
Email:
sandyvalley@starklibrary.org
More Info:
https://stark.libnet.info/event/5733651