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maus

I’m working on my graduating paper now. Discouraged, under-stress, time limited, I have simplified it from its own original questions. As long as i can submit it this month and get the exam next month I have nothing to complain. I’ll finish the real project later on.

I need to graduate in November since being an undergrad too long is no good (That’s what Dad and Mom says, almost an imperative). A scholarship application is waiting in February and I still need time to make a theses proposal. Hopefully the time left between November and February will be enough to make a decent proposal on—I’m not sure, can it off.

To share my grad paper’s discussion a little—so don’t go anywhere yet. You may help me with this—it is actually an analysis on factors that render a movement in a cultural escalator. Cultural escalator, we know, is a term coined by Stuart Hall to address the phenomenon of different reception of works (cultural product like art) in different eras. For instance, Shakespearean drama in the 16th century was a popular work while now it is an esoteric canon. So was Charles Dickens’ works written in 19th century which in the present have the same fate. This is the moving up in a cultural escalator. The moving down is Pavarotti’s on Puccini’s Nessun Dorma and Mondrian’s motives on Converse shoes i think.

But I’m not analysing all them. I got Art Spiegelman’s Maus on my table instead. Maus managed to win the Pulitzer Prize for Special Citation-Letter in 1992. A year previously it entered the Museum of Modern Art with “Project: Art Spiegelman” an exhibition of drawings in the book. Maus phenomenon is quite revolutionary since the fact that it is formally a work with popular charcteristic (read: kitsch) but nevertheless could be accepted in the circle of canonical masterpiece.

When today you find that The New York Review of Books has special reviews on the so called graphic novels, or now you read Marjan Satrapi’s Persepolis with some sense of literary awareness (maybe Joe Sacco’s Palestine as well) and getting more familiar or bothered with the ever-increasing population of non-children comics in the nearest Gramedia bookstore, it all owe Maus success to some degree or another. 

But for the time being, since I’m severely discouraged, let me just chill out a little with that Smooth Escape and a few bottles of beer.

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12 komentar:

Now Just Call Me AAN said...

bisa sih bahasa inggris tapi dikit aja
g sampe segini banyak,,
kosakatanya banyak yang baru buat aku

jadi
g ngerti aku
hawaawakakakakakakkaka

tapi aku yakin pasti bagus postingannya

narayanawijaya said...

Klo saya bahasa inggrisnya ngerti tapi kurang wawasannya

jd ga ngerti juga

Semangat ya, saya juga minggu depan ngumpulin draft nih trus sidang

Anonymous said...

Maus jelas gak akan masuk "the circle of canonical masterpiece". Bukan karena karya "kitsch" itu jelek, tp krn apa yang disebut "canonical masterpiece" itu sendiri "bias modern".

Andy Warhol atau Basquiat juga gak masuk canonical masterpiece krn touch dan aesthetical perspective yg mereka anut sudah berbeda drastis dg Mihcael Angelo, Da Vinci, Picasso, Gogh atau nama-nama besar dari masa lalu.

Mereka justru merayakan "Kitsch". Maus juga sama dengan Damien Hirst, misalnya, dalam soal isu kitsch ini.

Membandingkan Angelo, Da Vinci, atau Gogh dengan Maus, Warhol atau Picasso sama saja membandinkan antara Beethoven, Tchaikovsky atau Mozart dengan Beatles, Procol Harum, The Doors atau Linkin Park.

--the invisible--

richard™ said...

Umberto Eco said: "Maus is a book that cannot be put down, truly, even to sleep. When two of the mice speak of love, you are moved, when they suffer, you weep. Slowly through this little tale comprised of suffering, humor and life's daily trials, you are captivated by the language of an old Eastern European family, and drawn into the gentle and mesmerizing rhythm, and when you finish Maus, you are unhappy to have left that magical world."

and i said: "maus, haus?"

cerita senja said...

@now just call me aan: hmm gapapa kok ^-^. thanks udah komen ya

@narayanawijaya: semangat semangat!!!

@anonymous a.k.a the invisible: silahkan baca sekali lagi content dan perspektif tulisannya mas..semoga bisa lebih dimengerti,hehehe

@richard:definitely yap, then???
*kabuuur :p *

cahpesisiran said...

semoga target wisuda novembernya bisa terlaksana.
trus segera bikin proposal tesis nya dan lolos dpt beasiswa. amin.
btw, beasiswa ke mana?

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