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Gill, Eric 1882-1940

Overview
Works: 1,381 works in 2,432 publications in 2 languages and 34,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Comedy plays  Biography  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Engraver, Type designer, Artist, Author of introduction, zxx, Former owner, Other, Designer, Printer
Classifications: PR2828.A2, 822.33
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An essay on typography by Eric Gill( Book )

33 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Essay on Typography was first published in 1931, instantly recognized as a classic, and has long been unavailable. It represents Gill at his best opinionated, fustian, and consistently humane. It is his only major work on typography and remains indispensable for anyone interested in the art of letter forms and the presentation of graphic information. This manifesto, however, is not only about letters their form, fit, and function but also about man's role in an industrial society. As Gill wrote later, it was his chief object "to describe two worlds that of industrialism and that of the human workman & to define their limits." His thinking about type is still provocative. Here are the seeds of modern advertising unjustified lines, tight word and letter spacing, ample leading. Here, too, is vintage Gill, as polemical as he is practical, as much concerned about the soul of man as the work of man; as much obsessed by the ends as by the means
Beauty looks after herself, essays by Eric Gill( Book )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all goes together : selected essays by Eric Gill( Book )

5 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engraved work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )

20 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains reproductions, with descriptions of 206 engravings on wood and metal
The Hindu view of art by Mulk Raj Anand( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1988 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

6 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Often called the first great English novel, Troilus and Cressida, a tragic love story set during the siege of Troy, is Chaucer's masterpiece. Troilus, a valiant warrior, is scornful of love until he catches a glimpse of Cressida. With the help of his friend and her uncle Pandarus, Troilus wins Cressida over. But their happiness is destroyed when, summoned to a Greek camp, Cressida seeks the protection of one Diomede and ultimately betrays Troilus."--Jacket
Wood engraving by R. J Beedham( Book )

32 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art by Eric Gill( Book )

10 editions published between 1934 and 1950 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last essays by Eric Gill( Book )

17 editions published between 1942 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North winter by Hayden Carruth( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the love poems of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2001 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of love poems written by the great English writer, William Shakespeare
Wild thing : Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, Gill by Richard Cork( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epstein, Gill and Gaudier-Brzeska were pioneers of modern Bristish sculpture. In a burst of daring creativity before World War I, they revolutionized their field. The three artists produced sculpture whose sexual explicitness and boldness of form shocked contemporary viewers. Examples of their works illustrate this text, including Epstein's robotic masterpiece, 'Rock Drill', Gill's 'Ecstasy' and Gudier-Brzaeska's 'Birds Erect'.--Publisher
The tragedy of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1949 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Titus Andronicus is still regarded by many as a bad play of dubious authorship. Its adversaries have abhorred the violence of the action and the apparent lapses in the quality of the verse. Since 1945, however, the play has been taken increasingly seriously in both the theatre and the study: the violence and cruelty it depicts were disconcertingly matched by the events of two World Wars. Alan Hughes joins those critics who take the play seriously, arguing for its unity of theme and its grim humour, and demonstrates that it is the work of a brilliant stage craftsman, confident in his mastery of space, movement and verse." "The text is based on the first quarto, supplemented by crucial additions and stage directions from the Folio. The critical account of the play's fortunes is integrated within a description of major modern productions, including those directed by Peter Brook, Brian Bedford and Deborah Warner. In addition there is a complete stage history which includes the eighteenth-century adaptation by Edward Ravenscroft and a reconstruction of the version performed by the nineteenth-century black American actor Ira Aldridge. For this updated edition, a new section is included on recent stage, film and critical interpretations by Sue Hall-Smith. There are also sections on text, authorship and the relevance of the famous Longleat drawing of the play. Appendices explore how the play might have been performed at the Rose playhouse in London, and how it could be adapted for a touring company of fourteen men and boys. An updated reading list completes the edition."--Jacket
Essays : Last essays and In a strange land by Eric Gill( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 1948 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engraved work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1952 Mrs. Mary Gill, widow of Eric Gill, generously gave to the Victoria and Albert Museum her husband's file copies of his engravings; this valuable gift comprised virtually the whole of his work as an engraver on wood and metal. The present Picture Book contains a representative selection of his varied achievement in this field, depicting both religious and secular subjects, and ranging in date from 1908 until the artist's death in 1940. It is published in conjunction with a Catalogue of the engravings compiled by Mr. John Physick, Keeper, Department of Museum Services"--Page v
Eric Gill : the sculpture by Judith Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully illustrated book is the first ever complete survey of Eric Gill's figural sculpture. With an extensive essay on his works and 300 detailed catalog entries, it is a significant contribution to contemporary art history. The 350 accompanying photographs, many from the sculptor's own collection, reveal Eric Gill to be one of the major artists of the twentieth century and afford us a fascinating insight into the creativity of this eccentric genius
Art-nonsense and other essays by Eric Gill( Book )

8 editions published between 1929 and 1934 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five nudes by Eric Gill( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1951 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
Eric Gill by Joseph Thorp( Book )

4 editions published between 1927 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An essay on typography
Alternative Names
A. E. R. G.

A. E. R. G 1882-1940

A. E. R. G (Arthur Eric Rowton Gill), 1882-1940

Arthur Eric Rovton Peter Joseph

Arthur Eric Rowton Peter Joseph Gill

E. P. J. G.

E. P. J. G 1882-1940

E. P. J. G (Eric Peter Joseph Gill), 1882-1940

Eric Gill

Eric Gill angielski rzeźbiarz

Eric Gill artiste britannique

Eric Gill britischer Bildhauer, Grafiker und Typograf

Eric Gill Brits letterontwerper (1882-1940)

Eric Gill cerflunydd Seisnig

Eric Gill designer inglese

G., A. E. R.

G, A. E. R. 1882-1940

G., A. E. R. (Arthur Eric Rowton Gill)

G., A. E. R. (Arthur Eric Rowton Gill), 1882-1940

G., E. P. J.

G, E. P. J. 1882-1940

G., E. P. J. (Eric Peter Joseph Gill)

G., E. P. J. (Eric Peter Joseph Gill), 1882-1940

Gill, Arthur Eric Rovton Peter Joseph

Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton

Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton 1882-1940

Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton Peter Joseph

Gill, Eric

Gill, Eric 1882-1940

Gill, Eric Peter Joseph 1882-1940

Gill, Eric Rowton 1882-1940

Rowton Gill, Arthur Eric 1882-1940

אריק גיל

اریک گیل

길, 에릭 1882-1940

エリック・ギル

ギル, エリック

艾瑞克·吉兒

Languages
English (431)

German (2)

Covers
All the love poems of ShakespeareWild thing : Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, GillEric Gill : the sculptureEric Gill, man of flesh and spiritEric Gill : a lover's quest for art and God