Representing the Holocaust: From Night to Maus (Remote)

Anthony Wexler
SAGES Teaching Fellow, Lecturer, Department of English, CWRU
Tuesdays, August 18-September 8
10 - 11:30 a.m. EDT

Join Anthony Wexler to delve into two powerful, and very different, works of Holocaust literature: Elie Wiesel’s iconic first-person testimony, Night (1960), and Art Spiegelman’s remarkable graphic novel, Maus (1991). These works can help us reflect on the meaning of eyewitness testimony, the adequacy of historical accounts, and the evolution of Holocaust memory. By discussing the books in this way, we will better understand how they fit into the larger story of the Holocaust in American life.

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