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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Author: Seymour Chwast
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Seymour Chwast, an icon of the graphic design world, has delighted audiences with his adaptations of The Divine Comedy and The Canterbury Tales. Now he turns to Homer's Odyssey, one of the best-known stories in history. The tale is one that begs for visual interpretation, filled with mythic characters we all know well: the Cyclops, the Lotus-Eaters, the cannibal Laestrygonians, the Sirens, the monster Scylla (beside the whirlpool Charybdis), Poseidon, Athena, and Zeus. Featuring a bold black, white, and blue interior design throughout, and imbued with Chwast's own sly humor, The Odyssey brings us a dazzling new vision of one of the epic journeys.

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Design legend Seymour Chwast lends his "diabolically witty, devilishly expressive" style [NPR] to one of the western world's most celebrated classics.

Diabolically witty, devilishly expressive cartoon accessible introduction to The Divine Comedy -- a sort of high-end, WHAM-POW Cliff's Notes... fiendishly entertaining. on Dante's Divine Comedy With his signature mix of humor, artistry, and high-level design, he conveys a breathtaking amount of information in clear black and white line drawings...Chwast does a stunning job of telling Dante's story in his own brilliant style. Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Dante's Divine Comedy
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General Fields

  • : 9781608194865
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : August 2012
  • : 260mm X 184mm
  • : October 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 1012
  • : 128
  • : Seymour Chwast
  • : 2/c interior