Results 1 – 16 of 16 GODS MAN: A NOVEL IN WOODCUTS by Ward, Lynd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Find Gods’ Man by Ward, Lynd at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. The most important work of American artist and illustrator Lynd Ward, “Gods’ Man ” is a powerfully evocative novel, told entirely through woodcuts. Ward (
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It appears it was an exchange in which the artist would receive a special paintbrush that would give him the same talent that had inspired previous artists from ancient Egypt right up to van Gogh. Trivia About Gods’ Man: Hard cover, 4th printing.
He becomes famous meets a oynd but just as quick as he got it he lost it. The story begins with a young man lost at sea, but then sees the clouds part to reveal the lyndd sun. In return we find later that the artist must paint a portrait of the masked man.
Ward’s first and most popular work is a visual tale of a young artist and the creative process.
I need to read the words, then process them into an image, translate that image back to words, and THEN glean the meaning. With a preface by Barry Moser, and an introduction two essays by Lynd Ward.
Lymd considered this due less to the qualities of the book per se in relation to Ward’s other wordless novels as to the book’s novelty as the first wordless novel published in the US. It was based on woodcut paintings of medieval Europe and Asia. Signed by Barry Moser on the limitation page. Dark, abstract tale told in wood cuts on art, the corruption of the world and a sort of Faustian agreement. Gods’ Man By Ward, Lynd. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Well worth checking out for the beauty of the woodcuts alone. Apr 08, Lisa rated it really liked it. Smykla, Evelyn Ortiz It is the first of Ward’s six wordless novels, and is the first American wordless novel. Clean and bright with crisp text. But why is it called God’s Man?
It is not God’s Man, as though the artist is a specially chosen man of God. This copy is signed by Ward on the half-title page–signature only. This top-quality, low-cost republication of Ward’s masterpiece will be welcomed by collectors of his work as well as by readers new to his achievement. A smashing success upon its release, it announced the arrival of a genius.
Retrieved from ” https: Benda konon ini menjamin kesuk ini adalah buku cerita pertama tanpa kata yang terbit di negeri Paman Sam. The placement of the apostrophe in the title Gods’ Man implies a plurality of godsrather than Judeo-Christianity ‘s monotheistic God.
It took me about fifteen wrad. He wanders around the city, seeing his auctioneer and mistress in everyone he sees. Head of spine lightly nicked; board edges worn through paper in several places, especially at corners; a couple of minor stains on covers.
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A Wordless Novel – Gods’ Man
gofs A wordless novel by American artist Lynd Wardpublished in Ward’s final work was the acclaimed wordless novel “The Silver Pony” New York University Press. The Language of Comics: The dust jacket is in very good condition. The Times Literary Supplement. This is number Artists afraid of ‘selling out’ should read this. His illustrations also appeared in numerous books that received the Newbery Medal.
Snag and shallow loss to the cloth at the crown of the spine; boards with minor fading and shelfwear; minor cornerwear, still sharp. Signed by Ward on the copyright page. I encountered the book Gods’ Man when I was reading a book on documented cases of demon possession.
Spine title label toned and lightly lifting at top corner. Stories; Stories without words.
Gods’ Man: A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jul 06, Izzy rated it really liked it. First published in November to robust sales. The story is compelling and thought-provoking. The artist is jailed for it, but he escapes, and a mob chases him from the city. Other books in the series. With a dust jacket showing only minor yods wear.