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Wordless books : the original graphic novels

Author: David A Beronä
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wordless books - stories from the early part of the twentieth century told in black-and-white woodcuts - were imaginatively illustrated, powerful, and iconic, and as relevant to the world of today as they were when they were first published. David A. Berona places these works in the context of their time, and in the context of ours, creating a scholarly collection of significance in the burgeoning field of comics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Beronä
ISBN: 9780810994690 0810994690
OCLC Number: 174138840
Description: 255 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Speechless: Introduction / Peter Kuper --
Historical background --
Frans Masereel (1889-1972). 25 Images de la Passion d'un Homme (1918) --
Passionate journey (1919) --
The sun (1919) --
Story without words (1920) --
The idea (1920) --
The city (1925) --
Das werk (1928) --
Lynd Ward (1905-1995). Gods' man (1929) --
Madman's drum (1930) --
Wild pilgrimage (1932) --
Prelude to a million years (1933) --
Song without words (1936) --
Vertigo (1937) --
Otto Nuckel (1888-1955). Destiny (1930) --
Helena Bochorakova-Dittrichova (1894-1980). Childhood (1931) --
William Gropper (1897-1977). Alay-oop (1930) --
Cartoon Books --
E.O. Plauen (1903-1944). Vater und Sohn (1936) --
Milt Gross (1895-1953). He done her wrong (1930) --
Myron Waldman (1908-2006). Eve (1943) --
Istvan Szegedi Szuts (1892-1939). My War (1931) --
Giacomo Patri (1898-1978). White Collar (1940) --
Laurence Hyde (1914-1997). Southern Cross (1951).
Other Titles: Original graphic novels
Responsibility: David A. Beronä ; introduction by Peter Kuper.
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"Wordless books" were stories from the early part of the twentieth century told in black and white woodcuts, written without any text. They are the precursor to graphic novels. This title presents a  Read more...

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