Edward Gorey discouraged lengthy biographies of himself. Sometimes I'll stop and look at an Edward Gorey construction (like "The Iron Tonic") and wonder to myself, "How exactly was this book received in 1969"? Gorey spent years and years perfecting his craft to the best of his abilities.
Edward Gorey discouraged lengthy biographies of himself. But we take this space to salute his many accomplishments as an illustrator, theatre designer and author, and we mourn the recent passing of a unique and wonderful talent. In "The Iron Tonic", hard core Gorey fans will not be disappointed. Those unfamiliar with Mr. Gorey's books may find this one a poor first showing.
The Gashlycrumb Tinies: or, After the Outing is an abecedarian book written by Edward Gorey that was first published in 1963. Gorey tells the tale of 26 children (each representing a letter of the alphabet) and their untimely deaths in rhyming dactylic couplets, accompanied by the author's distinctive black and white illustrations. It is one of Edward Gorey's best-known books, and is the most notorious amongst his roughly half-dozen mock alphabets.
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It was republished for the trade market by Harcourt, Inc. in the form of a small, hardbound book that is illustrated on both front and back covers.
It's difficult to say what The Iron Tonic is about, although it is 'known the skating pond conceals a family of enormous eels', and that 'the light is fading from the day. The rest is darkness and dismay'. Whatever it is about, though, The Iron Tonic could be seen as Edward Gorey's version of a winter afternoon in one of the great Russian novels of the nineteenth century.
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1961 book by Edward Gorey, published under the pen name "Ogdred Weary". According to the cover, the book is a "pornographic illustrated story about furniture". Gorey has stated that he intended to satirize Story of O. Читать дальше.
The Iron Tonic: Or, A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley was a poetry collection written by Edward Gorey and originally published in. .
It is now reprinted and in circulation by Harcourt, Inc. in the form of a small, hardbound book that is illustrated on both front and back covers References. Jones, Stephen (2012). The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror: Volume 12. Constable & Robinson Ltd. p. 300. ^ Tigges, Wim (1988). An Anatomy of Literary Nonsense.
The rest is darkness and dismay. Finally, though, The Iron Tonic could be seen as Edward Gorey's version of a winter afternoon in one of the great Russian novels of the nineteenth century.