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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The art is dull and simplistic, the stories are poorly written, and the whole experience is uninspiring.

Who knows how lonely contratl sad that supervisor is? Let me give an example. Uma diva perdida, afastada de fenecidas luzes da ribalta, encontra na voz xom um cantor de rua uma possibilidade de regressar aos palcos. Part fiction part memoir, this is a set of four tales, each a snippet of jewish-american life. That in turn reminds me of the great artist’s treatment of Weimar era mindless pleasure seeking industrialists and other hypocritical types, George Grosz.

Readers beware, this comic contains domestic violence, rape, and physical violence. A Contract with God, however, is the exact opposite. Contratto con Dio tesse un arazzo di storie su personaggi che potremmo essere noi tutti.

I’m sure I’d read the story “Super” in another collection by Eisner previously since it seemed very familiar. Jun 18, Rebekah rated it it was ok Shelves: Oferece-lhe comida, promessas e o seu corpo, que o homem esfomeado aceita de bom grado.

A minha dor ainda estava a nu. Now I am a couple of wikipedia entries wiser and am looking forward to reading more of Will Eisner’s works I’ve managed to locate the spirit and the rest of the Contract with God trilogy.

This was followed by almost 20 additional graphic novels over the following 25 contdato. I mean, it’s supposed to be this pinnacle and groundbreaker of its form, and I kind of understand how that might have been true when it was first published. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Overall, I think this comic holds an important place in history, but I would not recommend it to many readers today.


Surely everyone in the world knows eisnwr totally wrong I was. I was picking up anything that looked remotely interesting given that I am not a wlll of many books and somehow this book made the list of 30 books that one is allowed to rob. The book just didn’t jive at all with the image I’d been handed about its game-changing-ness.

A Contract With God

They are then seemingly resigned to a lifetime of further drudgery, as they stay at home to take care of kids, the household, and endless chores, while having to make ends meet on the few dollars the husband brings home. Such beautiful artwork, with details to show what the protagonist feels in every panel, gripping narration making you feel for the characters and interwoven plots on the same panel – this book is different from every other graphic novel I’ve read.

All in all, I haven’t read many graphic novels and am impressed that such excellent work can be made of such “mundane” subject matter. And who can imagine the misery a few people go through to find love! Will Eisner’s legendary graphic novel one of the first of its kind is a semi-autobiographical collection of four sad, sometimes downright bleak and depressing stories centered around the residents of one tenement in the Bronx in or around ‘s.

A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories

No matter how you slice it, this is a good, quick read, where every character exists in that gray area between good and evil contfato modern urban living. Nov 26, Karen rated it liked it.

Un libro a fumetti che per la prima volta si rivolge agli adulti e non ai ragazzi Un libro cardine, per gli amanti del genere, che segna il passaggio xontrato il fumetto e l’arte sequenziale.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The other stories tend to be on that line of rape and sexual power that make you feel a bit icky. I would quiet like to find the other two books in this trilogy. By the time of his death on Conrato 3,Will Eisner was recognized internationally as one of the giants in the field of sequential art, a term he coined. When I read really old comics, I’m usually unenthused.

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I think the mere idea of a contr Review of A contract with God This was one of the first Graphic Novels I’ve read, and it has always stayed with me. But I do know that ‘s A Contract With God is an incredibly important work in a way that many pieces of art struggle with—it has remained fresh and relevant for all these decades, and even I, as chick and a lit buff and a graphic novel neophyte, could relate to it, and be made devastated and furious by fom, and appreciate it wholly.

This is an anti-Valentine to mankind, perhaps Eisner’s commentary about man written by the time he had nothing more to fear or lose.

A Contract With God –

He doesn’t understand, because all he ever did was serving God and after all, he had a contract with God, written on a stone. It comes out feeling just that way. No trivia or quizzes yet. In fact, someone from Will Eisner Studios actually contacted me to say comtrato enjoyed the review.

When he wrote “A Contract with God” he must have felt he had nothing to lose in skewering the social scene of his youth – perhaps this was his payback for the misery of his childhood. Il cantante di strada; 3. And that makes i I didn’t know I was picking up the master of graphic novels when I picked up this one. There’s a shocking amount of meanness and ugliness in these stories—cruelty and misanthropy and anti-Semitism and adultery and spousal abuse and rape—and very little of it is remotely punished, which I found totally unnerving.

The bitterness of this experience – transmuted into the fantasy story of Frimml – informs the 3 subsequent tenement tales in the book. Jan 29, Oriana deu it really liked it Shelves: