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Graphic Canon From the Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons

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ISBN-10: 1609803760

ISBN-13: 9781609803766

Edition: 2012

Authors: Russ Kick

List price: $39.95
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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 greatandshy;est epics-The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Iliad, The Odandshy;yssey (in watercolors by Gareth Hinds),…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 5/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.54" wide x 10.87" long x 1.34" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

Russ Kick is the editor of the three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon and the bestselling anthologies You Are Being Lied To, Everything You Know is Wrong, 50 Things You're Not Supposed to Know and Death Poems: Classic, Contemporary, Witty, Serious, Tear-Jerking, Wise, Profound, Angry, Funny, Spiritual, Atheistic, Uncertain, Personal, Political, Mythic, Earthy, and Only Occasionally Morbid. He is also the creator of the popular website www.thememoryhole.com.