The Object-Lesson

Inspired by Samuel Foote's poem, "The Grand Panjandrum," The Object-Lesson presents a stunning series of seemingly random and unrelated events. A missing artificial limb, ghostly spectres, and the statue of Corrupted Endeavour all have a place in this enigmatic tale, which combines elements of French surrealism, Japanese haiku, and lots of good fun.

With its humorous obscurity and puzzling intrigues, The Object-Lesson delights and provokes.

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  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780151007097

  • ISBN-10: 0151007098

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $12.00

  • Publication Date: 03/27/2002

  • Carton Quantity: 50

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Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! since 1980.
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    PRAISE FOR EDWARD GOREY

    "Dark masterpieces of surreal morality . . . beautifully depicted."--Vanity Fair

    "Edward Gorey's work is remarkable and mysterious. I find it fascinating."--Max Ernst

    "A major graphic artist . . . his originality is profound."--Commentary

    "Incredibly sophisticated . . . stylish and inventive."--The New York Observer

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780151007097

  • ISBN-10: 0151007098

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $12.00

  • Publication Date: 03/27/2002

  • Carton Quantity: 50

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