The Graphic Canon, Vol. 1

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9781609803766

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Format: Trade Paperback

Release Date: 22/05/2012

Author: Russ Kick

Pages: 512

Volume 1 of the trilogy whirls us from eye-popping renditions of the great epics Gilgamesh, The Odyssey (in water colors by Gareth Hinds), The Arabian Nights, The Divine Comedy, and The Canterbury Tales (the latter two by legendary illustrator and graphic designer Seymour Chwast), to Robert Crumb's rarely seen adaptation of James Boswell's London Journal, filled with philosophical debate and lowbrow debauchery; from the book of Esther in the Old Testament, to Rick Geary's awe-inspiring new rendition of the book of Revelation in the New Testament; from the Tao te Ching and Rumi's Sufi poetry, to Hinduism's Bhagavad Gita (told in a comic read by millions of people in India); from three of Shakespeare's greatest plays (including a manga Macbeth), to Gulliver's Travels; from Don Quixote to Candide; from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" (illustrated by British comics legend Hunt Emerson), to the decadent French classic Dangerous Liaisons, as illustrated by Molly Crabapple. And much, much, much more.

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