Wild visionary : Maurice Sendak in queer Jewish context

2021, Book , viii, 298 pages ;
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Summary/Review: "Queer Jewish Sendak newly situates Maurice Sendak's life and work in the fields of queer studies, transnational Jewish history, Holocaust memory, and more...
Summary/Review: "Queer Jewish Sendak newly situates Maurice Sendak's life and work in the fields of queer studies, transnational Jewish history, Holocaust memory, and childhood studies. The book investigates how Sendak's writing and creative vision express intersections of queer and Jewish elements in his subjectivity during a time that preceded mainstream acceptance of gay and ethnically Eastern European Jewish cultures and desires. Golan Moskowitz considers picture books, interviews, and extensive archival materials to understand Sendak's artistic investment in the figure of the disenfranchised child"--
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