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ISBN#9781609803766
BIB ID#1564079
Call# 741.5 Graphic

The graphic canon, volume 1

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New York : Seven Stories Press, c2012.
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352
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Includes index.

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Summary/Annotation ->  " THE GRAPHIC CANON (Seven Stories Press) is a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind trilogy that brings classic literatures of the world together with legendary graphic artists and illustrators. There are more than 130 illustrators represented and 190 literary works over three volumes-many newly commissioned, some hard to find-reinterpreted here for readers and collectors of all ages. Volume 1- From The Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons takes us on a visual tour from the earliest literature through the end of the 1700s. We're treated to eye-popping renditions of literature's great­est epics- The Epic of Gilgamesh , The Iliad , The Od­yssey (in watercolors by Gareth Hinds), The Aeneid , Beowulf , and The Arabian Nights , plus later epics The Divine Comedy and The Canterbury Tales (both by Seymour Chwast) and Paradise Lost -as well as two of ancient Greece's greatest plays, Euripides' tragedy Medea and Aristophanes' bawdy comedy Lysistrata . Also included is Robert Crumb's rarely seen adapta­tion of James Boswell's London Journal , filled with philo

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East Flushing - Young Adult741.5 GraphicAdult Trade Paperbackvol # 70228565342141Available
Central Adult Non-Fiction741.5 GraphicAdult Trade Paperback0228554542271Available

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