Articles tagged jewish history

Of Maus and Men: Postwar Identity Through a Postmodern Lens in Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’

Far more than a comic book with an edge, Maus interrogates the fallacious identity politics of the Nazis, to an unforgettable effect. Given recent events in Europe, this is a vital book to revisit.

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‘The Magician of Lublin’ Is The Tale of a Talented Man Who Simply Cannot Control Himself

A man wrestles with his own limitless appetites in this moving, early novel from Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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Secrets and Lies in ‘Great House’

Damaged men and women try to make sense of their lives in a new novel from a rising star.

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10 Dec 2008 // 2:06 AM

POV: Inheritance

This notion of "help" -- impossible, necessary -- colors Inheritance, a documentary about living with memories of a Nazi father.

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'Who' Will Be the Next Doctor?

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"What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...

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