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  • ‘MetaMaus’ revisits, expands upon Pulitzer-winning graphic novel

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    October 12, 2011 | 12:42 pm

    Art Spiegelman shattered the conventions of comic books and Holocaust literature with the publication of “Maus,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel

    that depicts the Nazis as cats and the Jews as mice.  Now, a quarter-century after the publication of “Maus,” Spiegelman...

  • Still Got ‘Game’

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Like Budd Schulberg's "What Makes Sammy Run?" Phillip Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and other milestones of Jewish American literature, Will Eisner's "Name of the Game" explores the depths of Jewish self-loathing and assimilation. But what separates "Name" -- a tale chronicling two...

  • Lost Love

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 12, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The French box office workers were decidedly underwhelmed when Jewish American playwright Donald Margulies arrived for the opening of his "Dinner With Friends" at the Comedie des Champs-Elysees in Paris last year. Impatient with his pidgin French, they brusquely shooed him aside to...