Michael Rothberg (essay date winter 1994)
SOURCE: Rothberg, Michael. “‘We Were Talking Jewish’: Art Spiegelman's Maus as ‘Holocaust’ Production.” Contemporary Literature 35, no. 4 (winter 1994): 661-87.
[In the following essay, Rothberg discusses the themes of Jewish-American identity and consumer culture in Maus, asserting that Spiegelman utilizes the visual medium of the comic book to critique representations of the Holocaust that have become commodities of popular culture.]
He's dying, he's dying. Look at him. Tell them over there. You saw it. Don't forget … Remember this, remember this.
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