Content Tagged ‘Alison Bechdel’

Lore of a gravedigger’s daughter

March 24, 2013 | 15 Comments

The sum of their parts

November 10, 2012 | 11 Comments

Graphic memoirs like Speigelman’s & Bechdel’s merit attention. Guest Post by Janice Gary At the beginning of my third semester of a graduate writing program, the professor handed out a reading list that included Art Speigelman’s Maus. It seemed an odd choice for a nonfiction program, even if was autobiographical. I knew about Maus. In fact, I had avoided reading it for years. The book dealt with the Holocaust, which was so personally painful that I avoided any books or …

[Read More]