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In the shadow of no towers

The author conveys his experience of the September 11th tragedy in a series of drawings and text that capture the horror of the event, its impact on his own life, and the erosion of American democracy that has occurred in the aftermath. In 2004, the series of ten strips and a supplement of reprints of turn-of-the-20th-century comic strips such as The Katzenjammer Kids and The Yellow Kid were collected and published together as a book.

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  • "The author conveys his experience of the September 11th tragedy in a series of drawings and text that capture the horror of the event, its impact on his own life, and the erosion of American democracy that has occurred in the aftermath. In 2004, the series of ten strips and a supplement of reprints of turn-of-the-20th-century comic strips such as The Katzenjammer Kids and The Yellow Kid were collected and published together as a book."@en
  • "Presents a collection of comic strips in which Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman shares his experiences and thoughts on the day the World Trade Center collapsed--September 11, 2001--describing the aftermath of the tragedy."
  • "Avant-garde comics and graphics based on the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre New York. Giant scale colour newsprint pages illustrate the burning towers and fear and chaos that is coined 9/11."
  • "Art Spiegelman, qui vit à New York, a commencé à travailler à cet album juste après l'attentat du 11 septembre 2001 contre les tours du World Trade Center. Ce livre-objet ajoute de nombreuses images inédites aux planches déjà pré-publiées par l'hebdomadaire Courrier international et plusieurs revues européennes."
  • "The story of what happened on September 11, 2001 in Graphic Novel form."
  • "A. Spiegelman, qui vit à New York, a commencé à travailler à cet album juste après l'attentat du 11 septembre 2001 contre les tours du World Trade Center. Ce livre-objet ajoute de nombreuses images inédites aux planches déjà pré-publiées par l'hebdomadaire "Courrier international" et plusieurs revues européennes."
  • "For Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were both highly personal and intensely political. In the Shadow of No Towers, his first new book of comics since the groundbreaking Maus, is a masterful and moving account of the events and aftermath of that tragic day. Spiegelman and his family bore witness to the attacks in their lower Manhattan neighborhood: his teenage daughter had started school directly below the towers days earlier, and they had lived in the area for years. But the horrors they survived that morning were only the beginning for Spiegelman, as his anguish was quickly displaced by fury at the U.S. government, which shamelessly co-opted the events for its own preconceived agenda. He responded in the way he knows best. In an oversized, two-page-spread format that echoes the scale of the earliest newspaper comics (which Spiegelman says brought him solace after the attacks), he relates his experience of the national tragedy in drawings and text that convey-with his singular artistry and his characteristic provocation, outrage, and wit-the unfathomable enormity of the event itself, the obvious and insidious effects it had on his life, and the extraordinary, often hidden changes that have been enacted in the name of post-9/11 national security and that have begun to undermine the very foundation of American democracy."
  • "For Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were both highly personal and intensely political. In the Shadow of No Towers, his first new book of comics since the groundbreaking Maus, is a masterful and moving account of the events and aftermath of that tragic day. Spiegelman and his family bore witness to the attacks in their lower Manhattan neighborhood: his teenage daughter had started school directly below the towers days earlier, and they had lived in the area for years. But the horrors they survived that morning were only the beginning for Spiegelman, as his anguish was quickly displaced by fury at the U.S. government, which shamelessly co-opted the events for its own preconceived agenda. He responded in the way he knows best. In an oversized, two-page-spread format that echoes the scale of the earliest newspaper comics (which Spiegelman says brought him solace after the attacks), he relates his experience of the national tragedy in drawings and text that convey-with his singular artistry and his characteristic provocation, outrage, and wit-the unfathomable enormity of the event itself, the obvious and insidious effects it had on his life, and the extraordinary, often hidden changes that have been enacted in the name of post-9/11 national security and that have begun to undermine the very foundation of American democracy."@en
  • "Presents ten large-scale pages in which Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman shares his experiences and thoughts on the day the World Trade Center collapsed and the aftermath of the tragedy."@en
  • "Dans un format inhabituel, Art Spiegelman mêle témoignages et réflexions personnels à des adaptations de publications dessinées américaines classiques ("Pim Pam Poum", "Little Nemo", etc.) pour évoquer l'épisode traumatisant du 11 septembre 2001 ..."

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  • "History"
  • "Comic"
  • "Translations"
  • "Strips (teksten)"
  • "Specimens"
  • "Komiksy"
  • "Plaatwerken (vorm)"
  • "Graphic novels"
  • "Beeldverhaal"
  • "Caricatures and cartoons"
  • "Comic books, strips, etc"@en
  • "Comic books, strips, etc"
  • "Còmics"

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  • "À l'ombre des tours mortes"
  • "À sombra das torres ausentes"
  • "Im Schatten keiner Türme"
  • "In the Shadow of No Towers"
  • "Sin la sombra de las torres"@es
  • "Sin la sombra de las torres"
  • "A l'ombre des tours mortes"
  • "In the shadow of no towers"
  • "In the shadow of no towers"@en
  • "A l'ombre des Tours mortes"
  • "In de schaduw van geen torens"

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