The Holocaust through the eyes of Maus: how Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel changed a Hong Kong vegetarian chef’s life

//The Holocaust through the eyes of Maus: how Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel changed a Hong Kong vegetarian chef’s life

The Holocaust through the eyes of Maus: how Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel changed a Hong Kong vegetarian chef’s life

American cartoonist Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel Maus (serialised from 1980 to 1991; published in two volumes – 1986 and 1991) features a fictionalised version of the author interviewing his father about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor. A dazzling mix of genres, including postmodern meta­fiction, it depicts characters as animals, with Jews portrayed as mice, a daring use of comic form for such a serious subject. Hong Kong-born Peggy Chan, the 34-year-old chef and owner of vegetarian…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2019-03-17T05:30:10+00:00 March 17th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on The Holocaust through the eyes of Maus: how Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel changed a Hong Kong vegetarian chef’s life