Article: Why ‘Maus’ remains ‘the greatest graphic novel ever written,’ 30 years later

Art Spiegelman’s WWII graphic novel Maus is a fantastic source on the Holocaust and WWII. Of course it does not take the same approach as a history textbook.

This RLE can be used to explore the two key terms in With November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #6: “reliable” and “certainty.” How do these key terms relate to a personal and artistic retelling of history?

A panel from Art Spiegelman’s “MetaMaus” — a 25th-anniversary “Maus” compendium. ( Art Spiegelman and Pantheon Books)