Feiffer, Jules

(b. 1929)
   American writer and cartoonist. Feiffer grew up in New York and was educated at the Art Students’ League and the Pratt Institute. He is perhaps best known for his political cartoons which have appeared since the late 1950s, mainly in the Village Voice, the Observer and Playboy Magazine. His satire is an attack on the egotism, consumerism and hypocrisy of modern life, which, in one of his plays, he describes as a ‘wonderful story - the moral and ethical disintegration of the American Dream’.
   Feiffer has also written several plays, namely Little Murders (1967), The White House Murder Case (1970), Knock, Knock (1976) and Grown Ups (1981). He won an academy award for the animated cartoon Munro (1981) and the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.

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  • FEIFFER, JULES — (1929– ), U.S. cartoonist and writer. Born in the Bronx, New York, Feiffer studied at James Monroe High School and entered the Art Students League. From 1947 to 1951 he studied at the Pratt Institute while working as an assistant on the comic The …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Feiffer, Jules — born Jan. 26, 1929, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. cartoonist and dramatist. Feiffer learned his trade while assisting comic strip artists. He became famous for Feiffer, a satirical strip whose verbal elements are usually monologues in which the… …   Universalium

  • Feiffer, Jules — (n. 26 ene. 1929, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Caricaturista y dramaturgo estadounidense. Aprendió el oficio como asistente de dibujantes de tiras cómicas. Se hizo famoso gracias a Feiffer, una historieta satírica en la que los personajes –ora… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Feiffer, Jules — (b. 1929)    American playwright and cartoonist. He grew up in New York and contributed cartoons to the Village Voice in the 1950s. Much of his satire is based on Jewish sensibility; his characters are often victims at the mercy of a hostile… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • FEIFFER (J.) — FEIFFER JULES (1929 ) C’est à New York, sa ville natale, que Jules Feiffer suit les cours de l’Art Students League et du Pratt Institute. De 1949 à 1951, il publie chaque semaine dans les suppléments illustrés de la presse dominicale une planche… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jules Feiffer — Jules Feiffer, né le 26 janvier 1929 à New York, est un auteur de bandes dessinées et de dessins de presse, un écrivain, un scénariste de cinéma et de théâtre américain. Le 18 juin 2000, Jules Feiffer prenait sa retraite de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jules — /joohlz/; Fr. /zhyuul/, n. a male given name, French form of Julius. * * * (as used in expressions) Ayer Sir Alfred Jules Bordet Jules Jean Baptiste–Vincent Dubos René Jules Dumont d Urville Jules Sébastien César Feiffer Jules Ferry Jules… …   Universalium

  • Jules — (as used in expressions) Ayer, Sir A(lfred) J(ules) Bordet, Jules (Jean Baptiste Vincent) Dubos, René (Jules) Dumont d Urville, Jules (Sébastien César) Feiffer, Jules Ferry, Jules (François Camille) Feydeau, Georges (Léon Jules Marie) Goncourt,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jules Feiffer — Jules Ralph Feiffer (born birth date and age|1929|01|26) is an American syndicated comic strip cartoonist and author [http://www.julesfeiffer.com/bio2.html] [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0270547/bio] . In 1986 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his… …   Wikipedia

  • Jules Feiffer — (1958) Jules Feiffer (* 26. Januar 1929 in New York City) ist ein US amerikanischer Comic Strip Zeichner. Er hat auch Drehbücher für Kinofilme und Theaterstücke geschrieben. 1986 gewann er den Pulitzer Preis für seine redaktionelle Karikatur in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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