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The graphic canon : [the world's great literature as comics and visuals]

Author: Russell Kick
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2012-©2013.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Graphic novels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Kick
ISBN: 9781609803834 1609803833 9781609803766 1609803760 9781609803780 1609803787 9781609803803 1609803809
OCLC Number: 773667538
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Description: 3 v. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: vol. 1. From the epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous liaisons --
vol. 2. From "Kubla Khan" to the Brontë sisters to The picture of Dorian Gray --
vol. 3. From Heart of darkness to Hemingway to Infinite jest. Vol. 1 From the epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous liaisons. Three panel review : Hamlet / William Shakespeare, art/adaptation by Lisa Brown ; The epic of Gilgamesh / Babylonian tablets, art/adaptation by Kevin Dixon, rendition by Kent Dixon ; "Coyote and the pebbles" / Native American folktale, story by Dayton Edmonds, art by Micah Farritor ; The Iliad / Homer, art/adaptation by Alice Duke ; The Odyssey / Homer, art/adaptation by Gareth Hinds ; Poem fragments / Sappho, art/adaptation by Alessandro Bonaccorsi ; Medea / Euripides, art/adaptation by Tori McKenna ; Lysistrata / Aristophanes, art/adaptation and translation by Valerie Schrag ; The book of Esther / from the Hebrew bible, art/adaptation and translation by J.T. Waldman ; Symposium / Plato, art/adaptation by Yeji Yun ; Tao te ching / Lao Tzu, adaptation by Fred Van Lente, art by Ryan Dunlavey ; Mahabharata / Vyasa, art/adaptation by Matt Wiegle ; Analects and other writings / Confucius, adaptation by Fred Van Lente, art by Ryan Dunlavey ; The book of Daniel / from the Hebrew bible, art/adaptation by Benjamin Frisch ; On the nature of things / Lucretius, art/adaptation by Tom Biby and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm ; Aeneid / Virgil, art/adaptation by Michael Lagocki ; The book of Revelation / from the New Testament, art/adaptation by Rick Geary ; Three Tang poems / Wang Han, Cui Hu, and Li Bai, art/adaptation and translation by Sharon Rudahl ; Beowulf / Anglo-Saxon epic poem, art/adaptation by Gareth Hinds ; The tale of Genji / Murasaki Shikibu, art/adaptation by Molly Kiely ; The letters of Heloise and Abelard / art/adaptation by Ellen Lindner ; "O nobilissima viriditas" / Hildegard of Bingen, art/adaptation by Molly Kiely ; "The fisherman and the genie" / from The Arabian Nights, art/adaptation by Andrice Arp ; "The woman with two coyntes" / from The Arabian Nights, art/adaptation by Vicki Nerino ; Poems / Rumi, art/adaptation by Michael Green, translations by Coleman Barks ; The divine comedy / Dante Alighieri, art/adaptation by Seymour Chwast ; The inferno / Dante Alighieri, art/adaptation by Hunt Emerson ; The Tibetan book of the dead (Bardo Thodol) / Padmasambhava and Karma Lingpa, art/adaptation by Sanya Glisic ; "The last ballad" / François Villon, art/adaptation by Julian Peters ; The Canterbury Tales / Geoffrey Chaucer, art/adaptation by Seymour Chwast ; Le morte d'Arthur / Sir Thomas Mallory, art/adaptation by Omaha Perez ; Apu Ollantay / an Incan play, art/adaptation by Caroline Picard ; Outlaws of the water margin / Shi Nai'an, illustrations by Shawn Cheng ; Hagoromo (celestial feather robe) / a Japanese Noh play, art/adaptation by Isabel Greenberg ; Popol Vuh / sacred book of the Quiché Maya, art/adaptation by Roberta Gregory ; The visions of St. Teresa of Ávila / from her autobiography, art/adaptation by Edie Fake ; "Hot sun, cool fire" / George Peele, art/adaptation by Dave Morice ; Journey to the west / Wu Cheng'en, art/adaptation by Conor Hughes ; The faerie queene / Edmund Spenser, adaptation by Michael Stanyer, art by Eric Johnson ; A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare, art/adaptation by Maxx Kelly with Huxley King ; King Lear / William Shakespeare, art/adaptation by Ian Pollock ; Don Quixote / Miguel Cervantes, art/adaptation by Will Eisner ; Sonnet 18 / William Shakespeare, art/adaptation by Robert Berry with Josh Levitas ; Sonnet 20 / William Shakespeare, art/adaptation by Aidan Koch ; "The flea" / John Donne, art/adaptation by Noah Patrick Pfarr ; "To his coy mistress" / Andrew Marvell, art/adaptation by Yien Yip ; "Forgive us our trespasses" / Aphra Behn, art/adaptation by Alex Eckman-Lawn ; Paradise lost / John Milton, art/adaptation by Rebecca Dart ; Gulliver's travels / Jonathan Swift, art/adaptation by Gareth Hinds ; Candide / Voltaire, illustrations by Ian Ball ; "A modest proposal" / Jonathan Swift, art/adaptation by Peter Kuper ; "Advice to a young man on the choice of a mistress" / Benjamin Franklin, painting by Cortney Skinner ; London journal / James Boswell, art/adaptation by Robert Crumb ; "Letter to the Royal Academy of Brussels" (a.k.a. "Fart proudly") / Benjamin Franklin, art/adaptation by Stan Shaw ; A vindication of the rights of woman / Mary Wollstonecraft, adaptation by Fred Van Lente, art by Ryan Dunlavey ; Dangerous liaisons / Choderlos de Laclos, illustrations by Molly Crabapple --
Vol. 2 From "Kubla Khan" to the Brontë sisters to The picture of Dorian Gray. Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge, art/adaptation by Alice Duke ; The rime of the ancient mariner / Samuel Taylor Coleridge, art/adaptation by Hunt Emerson ; Auguries of innocence / William Blake, art/adaptation by Aidan Koch ; Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen, art/adaptation by Huxley King, design editor, Terrence Boyce ; She walks in beauty / George Gordon, Lord Byron, art/adaptation by David Lasky ; Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley, art/adaptation by Anthony Ventura ; I wandered lonely as a cloud / William Wordsworth, art/adaptation by PMurphy ; O solitude / John Keats, art/adaptation by Hunt Emerson ; Frankenstein / Mary Shelley, adaptation by Jason Cobley, art by Declan Shalvey ; Fairy tales / The Brothers Grimm, illustrations by S. Clay Wilson ; How six made good in the world / The Brothers Grimm, art/adaptation by Shawn Cheng ; La belle dame sans merci / John Keats, art/adaptation by Neil Cohn ; Jerusalem : the emanation of the giant Albion / William Blake, art and lettering by William Blake ; The confessions of Nat Turner / Nat Turner and Thomas R. Gray, art/adaptation by John Pierard ; The mortal immortal / Mary Shelley, art/adaptation by Lance Tooks ; Fairy tales / Hans Christian Andersen, illustrations by S. Clay Wilson ; Rondeau (Jenny kiss'd me) / Leigh Hunt, art/adaptation by Ellen Linder ; Oliver Twist / Charles Dickens, art/adaptation by Kevin Dixon ; The Jumblies / Edward Lear, art/adaptation by Hunt Emerson ; Der Struwwelpeter / Heinrich Hoffmann, illustrations and layout by Sanya Glisic ; Poe montage / Edgar Allan Poe, illustration by Gris Grimly ; The raven / Edgar Allan Poe, art/adaptation by Yien Yip ; Works / Edgar Allan Poe, illustrations by Maxon Crumb ; Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte, art/adaptation by Elizabeth Watasin ; Wuthering Heights / Emily Brontë, art/adaptation by Tim Fish ; The scarlet letter / Nathaniel Hawthorne, illustration by Ali J ; Moby-Dick / Herman Melville, illustration by Matt Kish ; Walden / Henry David Thoreau, art/adaptation by John Porcellino ; Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman, art/adaptation by Tara Seibel ; Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman, art/adaptation by Dave Morice ; The hasheesh eater / Fitz Hugh Ludlow, art/adaptation by John Pierard ; On the origin of species / Charles Darwin, adaptation by Michael Keller, art by Nicolle Rager Fuller ; The message from Mount Misery / Frederick Douglass, art/adaptation by Seth Tobocman ; Les misérables / Victor Hugo, art/adaptation by Tara Seibel ; Because I could not stop for Death / Emily Dickinson, art/adaptation by Dame Darcy ; I taste a liquor never brewed / Emily Dickinson, art/adaptation by Diana Evans ; Letter to George Sand / Gustave Flaubert, art/adaptation by Corinne Mucha ; Alice's adventures in Wonderland and Through the looking-glass / Lewis Carroll, art/adaptation by Dame Darcy ; Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll, art/adaptation by Eran Cantrell ; Alice gallery / illustrations by Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Bill Carman, John Coulhart, Kim Deitch, Andrea Femerstrand, Molly Kiely, Peter Kuper, May Ann Licudine, Olga Lopata, John Ottinger, Christopher Panzner, Natalie Shau, David W. Tripp, Emerson Tung, and Raphaëlle Vimont ; Crime and punishment / Fyodor Dostoevsky, art/adaptation by Kako ; Venus in furs / Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, art/adaptation by Molly Kiely ; The drunken boat / Arthur Rimbaud, art/adaptation by Julian Peters ; Middlemarch / George Eliot, art/adaptation by Megan Kelso ; The hunting of the snark / Lewis Carroll, art/adaptation by Mahendra Singh ; Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy, art/adaptation by Ellen Lindner ; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain, art/adaptation by J. Ben Moss ; Thus spake Zarathustra / Friedrich Nietzsche, adaptation by Laurence Gane, art by Piero ; Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson, adaptation by Danusia Schejbal, art by Andrzej Klimowski ; An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce, art/adaptation by Sandy Jimenez ; The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde, art/adaptation by John Coulthart ; Three panel reviews / comic strips by Lisa Brown ; Further reading / Jordyn Ostroff --
Vol. 3 From Heart of darkness to Hemingway to Infinite jest. Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad, illustrations by Matt Kish ; The awakening / Kate Chopin, art/adaptation by Rebecca Migdal ; The interpretation of dreams / Sigmund Freud, art/adaptation by Tara Seibel ; The wonderful Wizard of Oz / L. Frank Baum, photo-dioramas by Graham Rawle ; "The new accelerator" / H.G. Wells, art/adaptation by Cole Johnson ; "Reginald" / Saki, art/adaptation by Sonia Leong ; Mother / Maxim Gorky, art/adaptation by Stephanie McMillan ; "IF--" / Rudyard Kipling, art/adaptation by Frank Hansen ; John Barleycorn / Jack London, art/adaptation by John Pierard ; "Araby" (from Dubliners) / James Joyce, art/adaptation by Annie Mok ; "The metamorphosis" / Franz Kafka, art/adaptation by R. Sikoryak ; The voyage out / Virginia Woolf, art/adaptation by Caroline Picard ; "The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" / T.S. Eliot, art/adaptation by Anthony Ventura ; "The mowers" / D.H. Lawrence, art/adaptation by Bishakh Som ; "Sea Iris" / H.D., art/adaptation by Bishakh Som ; "A matter of colour" / Ernest Hemingway, art/adaptation by Dan Duncan ; The madman / Kahlil Gibran, art/adaptation by Matt Wiegle ; "Hands" (from Winesburg, Ohio) / Sherwood Anderson, art/adaptation by Ted Rall ; The dreaming of the bones / W.B. Yeats, art/adaptation by Lauren Weinstein ; Chéri / Colette, illustration by Molly Crabapple ; The age of innocence / Edith Wharton, art/adaptation by C. Frakes ; "Dulce et decorum est" / Wilfred Owen, adaptation by Jason Cobley, line work by John Blake, coloring by Michael Reid, lettering by Greg Powell ; "The second coming" / W.B. Yeats, art/adaptation by Anthony Ventura ; "The penitent" and "The singing-woman from the wood's edge" / Edna St. Vincent Millay, art/adaptations by Joy Kolitsky ; "The top" and "Give it up!" / Franz Kafka, art/adaptations by Peter Kuper ; "The Negro speaks of rivers" / Langston Hughes, art/adaptation by Jenny Tondera ; "Rain" / W. Somerset Maugham, art/adaptation by Lance Tooks ; Ulysses / James Joyce, art/adaptation by Robert Berry with Josh Levitas ; Ulysses / James Joyce, art/adaptation by David Lasky ; "Living on $1,000 a year in Paris" / Ernest Hemingway, art/adaptation by Steve Rolston ; "The emperor of ice-cream" / Wallace Stevens, art/adaptation by Anthony Ventura ; "The hill" / William Faulkner, art/adaptation by Kate Glasheen ; Siddhartha / Hermann Hesse, art/adaptation by J. Ben Moss ; "The waste land" / T.S. Eliot, art/adaptation by Chandra Free ; The great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald, illustrations by Tara Seibel ; Steppenwolf / Hermann Hesse, illustrations by John Pierard ; Lady Chatterley's lover / D.H. Lawrence, art/adaptation by Lisa Brown ; The sound and the fury / William Faulkner, art/adaptation by Robert Goodin ; Letters to a young poet / Rainer Maria Rilke, design by James Uhler ; The maltese falcon / Dashiell Hammett, art/adaptation by T. Edward Bak ; Brave new world / Aldous Huxley, illustrations by Carly Schmitt ; Poker! / Zora Neale Hurston, art/adaptation by Milton Knight ; Black elk speaks / Black Elk and John G. Neihardt, illustrations by Molly Kiely ; "Strange fruit" (a.k.a. "Bitter fruit") / Lewis Allan, art/adaptation by John Linton Roberston ; Nausea / Jean-Paul Sartre, art/adaptation by Robert Crumb ; The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck, art/adaptation by Liesbeth De Stercke ; Three stories / Jorge Luis Borges, illustrations by Kathryn Siveyer ; The stranger / Albert Camus, adaptation by Juan Carlos Kreimer, art by Julian Aron, translation by Dan Simon ; Animal farm / George Orwell, photo-dioramas by Laura Plansker ; "The heart of the park" / Flannery O'Connor, art/adaptation by Jeremy Eaton ; Nineteen eighty-four / George Orwell, illustration by Lesley Barnes ; The man with the golden arm / Nelson Algren, art/adaptation by Jeremy Eaton ; "The voice of the hamster" / Thomas Pynchon, art/adaptation by Brendan Leach ; Waiting for Godot / Samuel Beckett, illustration by Gustavo Rinaldi ; "The dancer"/ Gabriela Mistral, illustration by Andrea Arroyo ; Lord of the flies / William Golding, art/adaptation by Trevor Alixopulos ; The doors of perception / Aldous Huxley, illustrations by John Pierard ; Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov, art/adaptation by Sally Madden ; Four beats / art and design by Tara Seibel ; On the road / Jack Kerouac, illustration by Yeji Yun ; Naked lunch / William S. Burroughs, art/adaptation by Emelie Östergren ; One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey, art/adaptation by PMurphy ; The bell jar / Sylvia Plath, illustration by Ellen Lindner ; Last exit to Brooklyn / Hubert Selby, Jr., art/adaptation by Juliacks ; Diaries / Anaïs Nin, art/adaptation by Mardou ; The master and margarita / Mikhail Bulgakov, art/adaptation by Andrzej Klimowski and Danusia Schejbal ; One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel García Marquez, illustrations by Yien Yip ; In watermelon sugar / Richard Brautigan, illustration by Juliacks ; Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon, illustrations by Zak Smith ; Crash / J.G. Ballard, art/adaptation by Onsmith ; "I bought a little city" / Donald Barthelme, illustration by Andrice Arp ; "What we talk about when we talk about love" / Raymond Carver, illustrations by Annie Mok ; Blood and guts in High School / Kathy Acker, art/adaptation by Molly Kiely ; Blood meridian / Cormac McCarthy, illustrations by Dame Darcy ; Foucault's pendulum / Umberto Eco, art/adaptation by Julia Gfrörer ; Wild at heart / Barry Gifford, art/adaptation by Rick Trembles ; The famished road / Ben Okri, art/adaptation by Aidan Koch ; Einstein's dreams / Alan Lightman, art/adaptation by Rey Ortega ; The wind-up bird chronicle / Haruki Murakami, illustration by Rey Ortega ; Infinite jest / David Foster Wallace, illustrations by Benjamin Birdie.
Responsibility: edited by Russ Kick.

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