EDWARD GOREY AMPHIGOREY PDF
An illustrated collection of 15 macabre short stories. In this gorgeously detailed volume, American artist and author Edward Gorey accents amphigory. This follow-up to the darkly humorous Amphigorey is wittier, more macabre, and more wondrous than ever. Master illustrator and iconic gothic. Documents Similar To Amphigorey – Edward Edward Gorey – The Fantod Tarot Deck. Uploaded by. Deyanira. Edward Gorey – The Iron Tonic.
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All in all – so glad I finally picked this up. He edwward rocking the goth style before a angsty teenager powdered their face, put on eyeliner and pressed play on a Cure tape, just to commune with the darkness. Nov 21, Kimberly rated it really liked it Shelves: I gorfy why it’s great and all, but like Coen Bros’ films, my reaction is not something I can cont And this, again, gifted from Dad in the 70’s at which point I didn’t appreciate it at all.
One is subtitled ‘A Pornographic Work’ you’re quite safe reading it!
I’m edwwrd Gorey is not for everyone. As always, Gorey’s drawings work hand in hand with his words. In this gorgeously detailed volume, American artist and author Edward Gorey accents amphigory nonsense verse or composition with his signature cross-hatched pen-and-ink drawings.
The Wuggly Ump seems like a cute nursery rhyme; it’s all fun and games until someone gets eaten! I can’t quite see the point of this now The West Wing relates its macabre tale through illustrations alone.
Learn your ABC’s along with rhyming verse telling how small children die. There’s no narrative or story, but I found it grew on me the more I looked at it. Frances Hodgson Burnett with an unhappy ending. Edward Gorey certainly knows how to deliver depravity and sweet talk his audience at the same time!
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Edward Gorey is amazing. Drawings of proper Edwardians and careful, polite commentary discuss such topics as child abuse, parental death, murder, hauntings, rotting bodies, perversions, ominous scary individuals, strange creatures, insanity, suici Edward Gorey certainly knows how to deliver depravity and sweet talk his audience at the same time!
That said, the illustrations for some of the stories were drawn less carefully than I was hoping, and I’m not sure it was a stylistic choice. The artwork is stunning.
I’ve come across a few people who don’t know him by name, but when they see his work, say “Ohh, this guy, I’ve seen this guy’s stuff before.
No obvious thread to the narrative – seemed to me to be a take-off of Japanese haiku 5 The Bug Book – in colour, and amphigkrey at kids too, tale of some friendly bugs and how they deal with gordy nasty big bully bug who shows up one day 6 The Fatal Lozenge – A brilliant alphabet, each letter featuring a person from Apparition to Zouave with a 4 line verse 7 The Hapless Child amphiggorey A parody of terribly sad Victorian children’s tales only THEY usually have a happy ending!
And his twisted, creepy sense of humor is just my cup of tea not everyone’s cup, I know. Lists with This Book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey | : Books
The Proctor buys a pupil ices, And hopes the boy will not resist When he attempts to practise vices Few people even know exists. I remain delighted that it begins with “A is for Amy who fell down the stairs.
Drawings of proper Edwardians and careful, polite commentary discuss such topics as child abuse, parental death, murder, hauntings, rotting bodies, perversions, ominous scary individuals, strange creatures, insanity, suicide, and religious excess.
Published January 28th by TarcherPerigee first published Yes, the Pacquiao-Bradley match is a conspiracy. It contains fifteen previous “books”: Jan 29, Robin Hobb rated it it was amazing.
I’m certainly a fan of Gorey and can’t wait to read the other ‘Amphigorey’ books. Most people are familiar with Gorey because of “The Gashlycrumb Tinies” this is that alphabet of children who are killed in biz This is a collection of previous Edward Gorey works. In reading the 15 tales in Amphigory, I thought they were quite poetic, in a Monty Python sort of way. The artwork is beautiful in a grim,nightmare inducing way.
Mar 26, Jeanette “Astute Crabbist” rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Unstrung Harp – on Goodreads this is loved as a great book about writing. It is Hogarthian, Dickensian, it highlights conditions of another time which could lead to tragedy.
Jan 16, Zedsdead rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Unlike ‘wild-and-crazy-guys’ different storyin this case, even when I was the right age it just wasn’t my cup of tea. It perfectly captures what it is like at that age, dutifully tagging edwarf, perhaps having absorbed some of their interests, the essential dullness of the atmosphere, where the next youngest people probably are your parents.
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