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  • Author:
    Jules Feiffer
  • ISBN:
    0394508378
  • ISBN13:
    978-0394508375
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  • Publisher:
    Random House Inc; 1st edition (November 1, 1979)
  • Pages:
    183 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Contemporary
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  • Rating:
    4.1
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Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country. He wrote the animated short Munro, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1961.

But this conceit, coupled with Jules Feiffer's trademark eye for social criticism, enables Tantrum to tackle heavy-duty . This book is so underrated. This isn't just Feiffer's best work. It's one of the few comics I hand non-comic readers that transforms their ideas of what comics can do.

But this conceit, coupled with Jules Feiffer's trademark eye for social criticism, enables Tantrum to tackle heavy-duty adult themes: the weight of responsibility and the price of freedom. Not everyone will enjoy this book, but if you have a cynical and dark sense of humor, I think you'll really enjoy this.

The story of suburban disenchantment, "Tantrum" is the story of respectable and responsible businessman, Leo Quog, who, in the throes of a mid-life crisis, willfully regresses to the age of two.

FEIFFER, Jules (Ralph) 1929- Personal Born January 26, 1929, in Bronx, NY; son of David (a dental technician, then . Tantrum: A Novel-in-Cartoons, Knopf (New York, NY), 1979. Feiffery: Jules Feiffer's America from Eisenhower to Reagan, Knopf (New York, NY), 1982.

FEIFFER, Jules (Ralph) 1929- Personal Born January 26, 1929, in Bronx, NY; son of David (a dental technician, then salesman) and Rhoda (a fashion designer; maiden name, Davis) Feiffer; married Judith Sheftel (a motion picture executive), September 17, 1961 (divorced 1983); married Jennifer Al. Marriage Is an Invasion of Privacy, and Other Dangerous Views, Andrews & McMeel (Kansas City, MO), 1984. Feiffer's Children: Including Munro, Andrews & McMeel (Kansas City, MO), 1986.

In the end only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. ― Anonymous. A Barrel of Laughs, a Vale of Tears. In 1965, Feiffer wrote what is arguably the first critical history of the comic book.

Beloved children s book author Jules Feiffer didn t start out with kid-friendly fare. After first gaining notoriety - and a Pulitzer Prize - for his stark, darkly comic political cartoons, he redrew himself as the creator of such charming kids tales as I m Not Bobby! and The House Across the Street. Series By Jules Feiffer. Books By Jules Feiffer. Henry the Dog with No Tail (Paula Wiseman Books).

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American syndicated cartoonist and author, who was . In 1979 Feiffer created his first graphic novel, Tantrum.

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American syndicated cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country. Feiffer began writing for the theater and film in 1961, with plays including Little Murders (1967), Feiffer's People (1969), and Knock Knock (1976).

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A novel-in-cartoons follows the fortunes of a man who no longer wants to be a husband and father, who no longer wants any responsibilities, who wants only to be a two year old

Dianantrius
This book is so underrated. This isn't just Feiffer's best work. It's one of the few comics I hand non-comic readers that transforms their ideas of what comics can do. Not everyone will enjoy this book, but if you have a cynical and dark sense of humor, I think you'll really enjoy this.

I'll try my best to avoid spoilers. A middle-aged man hits a crisis of the meaningless of his life, and makes himself a toddler again...simply by refusing to continue being an adult. To say that nothing works out for him is an understatement. Every person he encounters is comically and tragically self-centered, so much so that the "miracle" of the protagonist's transformation passes almost without comment. His parents, his children, his siblings, and strangers all fall to denial, panic, obliviousness, fear or disgust.

How can so many people be broken and yet generate such a delicious dark comedy? Ah, that's why you must read this.
one life
Feiffer presents a full-length graphic novel this time, instead of a collection of his famous cartoon strips. In it, a 42 year old man wishes himself back to age two, when he was the still the center of attention and didn't have to do anything to earn it. (C'mon, surely you've had fantasies with some of those elements.)

The problem is, his new childhood lets him see just how crazed and needy the adults areound him all are. That includes his paranoid parents, coke-addled brother, anorectic sister in law, and (worst of all) an army of other neokids just like him. Towards the end, he finally gets the motherly attention he wants, but his forty-two-year-oldness betrays him. He returns shame-facedly to his family, and ...

Find out for yourself. This isn't the best of Feiffer's culture-jamming satire, and his signature scrawling style don't always work when blown up to one panel per page. The drawing still has all of Feiffer's traditional energy, maybe more, and he's not shy about taking shots at targets that desperately need it. I recommend this to Feiffer fans, but Feiffer newbies should start with collections of his comic strips.

-- wiredweird
Maridor
In Tantrum, a middle-aged man grows tired of the pressure of his life and spontaneously rejuvenates into a two-year-old. Feiffer gives a humorous but sometimes uneven look at the misadventures that follow. Some of the story is realistic (eg., the man's family take the infant to a doctor, who proclaims that "this is a normal, healthy two-year-old" and chastises the family for wasting his time), while other parts are fantastic (the man-infant, out on his own [?] happens into a convention of other regressed adults and has to pretend he is a simple two-year-old to escape them). Some of the book does not bear close scrutiny -- such as why a person who looked and dressed like a baby would be allowed to travel freely like an adult -- but is overall an enjoyable and thought-provoking work.
Snowseeker
This is one of the few books that irked me to the point of utter disgust. It was one of the worst books I have ever read. As much as I've enjoyed Feiffer's work in the past, he really missed the mark on this one. I hate it!

The main character is 42 and decides to cash in adulthood for infancy. Instead of functioning as a spouse and father to two teenagers, he lies on the floor screaming that he's two and somehow re-emerges as a 2-year-old toddler.

The story is truly asinine. On the one hand, a pediatrician proclaims him a healthy toddler; on the other, he is somehow able to travel freely and even shack up with a secretary. The most absurdly paradoxical part was when the secretary takes a bath with the ersatz infant (excuse me, but an ADULT taking a bath with one she presumes to be a CHILD?!) The secretary even tells the "child" that he is the ugliest baby she ever saw, all wrinkled like a gnome. Even if he really had been a child, that kind of verbal abuse does not speak to character.

The convention of other former adults/converted infants was sickening. It really was, just like the entire story.