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Graphic witness : four wordless graphic novels

Author: George A Walker; Frans Masereel; Lynd Ward; Giacomo Patri; Laurence Hyde
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of four wordless novels by artists Frans Masereel, Lynd Ward, Giacomo Patri and Laurence Hyde, and a look at how these artists used their work as a form of social commentary. The influence of this art form on modern filmmaking and the graphic novel is also examined.
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Genre/Form: Stories without words
Graphic novels
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George A Walker; Frans Masereel; Lynd Ward; Giacomo Patri; Laurence Hyde
ISBN: 9781554072705 1554072700
OCLC Number: 80431854
Description: 423 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Passion of a man / Frans Masereel --
Wild pilgrimage / Lynd Ward --
White collar / Giacomo Patri --
Southern cross / Laurence Hyde --
Afterword / Seth.
Responsibility: by Frans Masereel, Lynd Ward, Giacomo Patri and Laurence Hyde ; selected and introduced by George A. Walker.
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Rare wordless novels by four great 20th-century woodcut artists tell stories that reflect the political and social issues of their times as well as the broader issues that are still relevant today.  Read more...

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These four texts represent some of the most important wordless novels of the first half of the twentieth century and their reprinting makes them readily available for the first time in an affordable Read more...

 
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