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Chute, Hillary: "Comics as Archives. MetaMetaMaus." In: emisférica 9.1–2<http://hemisphericinsti ... en/e-misferica-91/chute> (15. Apr. 2016) 
Resource type: Web Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Chute2012a
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Maus", "MetaMaus", Archiv, Autobiographie, Memoria, Spiegelman. Art, USA
Creators: Chute
Collection: emisférica
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In the view of some critics, the form of comics is a locus of the archival, a place where we can identify an archival turn. Art Spiegelman’s Maus first and perhaps most forcefully established the connection between archives and comics. His groundbreaking work documenting his father’s experience in WWII Poland, where he survived internment in Auschwitz, is a visual narrative based on oral testimony that consistently heightens our awareness of visual, written, and oral archives, and where they interact, overlap, or get transposed one into the other. Hillary Chute recounts and interprets her collaboration with Spiegelman in the process of assembling MetaMaus, a book compiling interviews and archival materials on the making of Maus. MetaMaus, argues Chute, reflects the tension between different kinds of extant archives—oral, written, photographic—and the cross-discursive work of (re)building new archives that motivates Maus. Its defining feature is that it shows the materiality of Spiegelman’s archive; it is about the embodiment of archives.
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