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Breakdowns Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!

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ISBN-10: 0375423958

ISBN-13: 9780375423956

Edition: 2008

Authors: Art Spiegelman

List price: $27.50
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The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winningMausexplores the comics form...and how it formed him! This book opens withPortrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!, creating vignettes of the people, events, and comics that shaped Art Spiegelman. It traces the artist's evolution from a MAD-comics obsessed boy in Rego Park, Queens, to a neurotic adult examining the effect of his parents' memories of Auschwitz on his own son. The second part presents a facsimile ofBreakdowns, the long-sought after collection of the artist's comics of the 1970s, teh book that triggers these memories.Breakdownsestablished the mode of formally sophisticated comics that transformed the medium, and includes the prototype…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/7/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 72
Size: 10.25" wide x 14.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Artist and writer Art Spiegelman is a teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the creator of Maus, a graphic novel that depicts his father's struggles in Hitler's Europe, and which earned Spiegelman a Pulitzer Prize.