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Articles tagged jewish identity

Tuesday, March 24 2015

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.


Sunday, January 13 2008

Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon

Fans of Chabon will want to know that questions of identity here are sexual as well as religious and that these matters are artfully twined into the action.


Thursday, May 10 2007

The Yiddish Policemens Union by Michael Chabon

Yiddish detective tracks a killer across Alaska in Michael Chabon's brilliantly conceived noir history.


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