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The graphic canon, volume 1 : from the epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous liaisons

Author: Russell Kick
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contemporary artists and illustrators reimagine great works of literature from around the world.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Kick
ISBN: 9781609803766 1609803760 9780606264136 0606264132
OCLC Number: 741540103
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 501 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: edited by Russ Kick.

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