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Title The graphic canon, volume 1 : from the epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous liaisons / edited by Russ Kick.
Publication New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2012.
Edition A Seven Stories Press first edition.
Description 1 online resource (501 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Call # eBOOK
Series Graphic canon ; 1
Graphic canon ; 1.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary Contemporary artists and illustrators reimagine great works of literature from around the world.
Note Print version record.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Literature -- Adaptations.
Graphic novels in education.
Comic books, strips, etc. (OCoLC)fst00869145
Graphic novels in education. (OCoLC)fst01893932
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
Genre Adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01423910
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Graphic novels. (OCoLC)fst01726630
Graphic novels.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Kick, Russell.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Graphic canon, volume 1. A Seven Stories Press first edition. New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2012 9781609803766 (DLC) 2012000276 (OCoLC)741540103
ISBN 9781609807047 (electronic bk.)
1609807049 (electronic bk.)

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