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  1. says: Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub Edward Gorey Ï 0 Summary Free read Floating Worlds

    Edward Gorey Ï 0 Summary Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub Edward Gorey the illustrator famous for his finely detailed macabre drawings and poemtales of pampered pompous adults and fragile oppressed children formed a relationship in the late 1960s with Peter Neumeyer an academic and author The two were paired by a publisher for a series of childrens' books Neumeyer would write

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    Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub A 35 at first it was hard to read since these are letters and then I got into the character of Edward Gorey a strange and wonderful artist He an

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    review ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Edward Gorey Edward Gorey Ï 0 Summary Free read Floating Worlds The best non fiction book on Gorey I've read

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    Free read Floating Worlds review ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Edward Gorey Edward Gorey Ï 0 Summary For those of us deeply interested in Edward Gorey artist and writer this is a book that can be savoured It collects 75 typewriter transcribed letters 38 stunningly illustrated envelopes and than 60 postcards and illustrations that were exchanged between Gorey and author and editor Peter F Neumeyer from September 1968 and October 1969 as they

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    Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub As excited as I always am to receive free books through the LibraryThing Early Reviewers program I am ecstatic when I am lucky enough to snag whatever is newest from Pomegranate Books especially when those books are Edward Gorey writtenillustr

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    Edward Gorey Ï 0 Summary review ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Edward Gorey Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub I was a little leery at first about just reading letters between two people I wasn't sure how interesting it would be as I've never

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    review ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Edward Gorey Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub This book has a wonderful spirit about it It's correspondence between a writer and illustrator Peter Neumeyer and Edward Gorey I found it very interesting to research the artists and writers mentioned and to think about their influence I am so glad to know about Edward Gorey and am so glad to see a little of how his min

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    Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub I did not enjoy this book It gives insight into Gorey but I think I would rather just read a biography His self deprecation grew repetitive He talked at length about authors literature and films I've never even heard of though I enjoyed his review of Yellow Submarine I paid close attention to the discussion of his work and his work with Neumeyer on their collaborative projects but I skimmed or skipped much of

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    Floating Worlds E–book/E–pub A really great look at a collaboration between two like minds The back and forth correspondence between Neumeyer and Gorey was sometimes delightful sometimes dull sometimes bitchy but mostly illuminating and I think a far better look into Edward Gorey's inner workings than the various biographies that have bee

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review ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Edward Gorey

Floating Worlds

Free download Floating Worlds ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Edward Gorey and Peter Neumeyer met in the summer of 1968 Gorey had been contracted by Addison Wesley to illustrate Donald and the a childrens story written by Neumeyer On their first encounter Neumeyer managed to dislocate Goreys shoulder when he grabbed his arm to keep him from falling into the ocean In a hospital waiting room they pored over Goreys drawings for the first time together and Gorey infused the situation with much hilarity This was the beginning of an invigorating friendship fueled by a wealth of letters and postcards that sped between the two men through the fall of 1969Those letters published her. oh oh my look how wonderful this will be

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Free download Floating Worlds ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook E for the first time are remarkable in their uantity and their content While the creative collaborations of Gorey and Neumeyer centered on illustrated books they held wide ranging interests; both were erudite voracious readers and they sent each other many volumes Reading their discussions of these books one marvels at the beauty of thoughtful and merry discourse driven by intellectual curiosityThe letters also paint an intimate portrait of Edward Gorey a man often mischaracterized as macabre or even ghoulish His gentleness humility and brilliance interwoven with his distinctive humor shine in these letters; his. For those of us deeply interested in Edward Gorey artist and writer this is a book that can be savoured It collects 75 typewriter transcribed letters 38 stunningly illustrated envelopes and than 60 postcards and illustrations that were exchanged between Gorey and author and editor Peter F Neumeyer from September 1968 and October 1969 as they collaborated on three children s books Topics discussed include their collaborative process metaphysics movies and books and pancake recipes and Japanese art It s a good place to find Gorey s own words and a little on his drawing process The illustrations are great I did read it very slowlyGreat review by Maria Popova SEP 16 2011 for The AtlantichttpswwwtheatlanticcomentertainPopova Eually fascinating is the unlikely story of how Gorey and Neumeyer met in the first place a story involving a hospital waiting room a watercolor of a housefly and a one and a half inch scrap of paper with a dot and the affectionate friendship into which it unfoldedThere s a remarkable hue to Gorey s writing a kind of thinking big thoughts without taking oneself too seriously uality In September of 1968 in what he jokingly termed E Gorey s Great Simple Theory About Art She uotes Gorey This is the theory that anything that is art is presumably about some certain thing but is really always about something else and it s no good having one without the other because if you just have the something it is boring and if you just have the something else it s irritatingand Neumeyer In light of his body of work and because of the interest that his private person has aroused I feel strongly that these letters should not be lost to posterity I still read in them Ted s wisdom charm and affection and a profound personal integrity that deserves to be in the record As for my own letters to Ted I had no idea that he had kept them until one day a couple of years ago when a co trustee of his estate Andras Brown sent me a package of photocopies of my half of the correspondence I am very grateful for that

review ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Edward Gorey

Free download Floating Worlds ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Deft artistic hand is evident on the decorated envelopes addressed to Neumeyer 38 of which are reproduced hereDuring the time of their correspondence Peter Neumeyer was teaching at Harvard University and at SUNY Stony Brook on Long Island His acumen and compassion expressed in his discerning often provocative missives reveal him to be an ideal creative and intellectual ally for GoreyMore than anything else Floating Worlds is the moving memoir of an extraordinary friendship Gorey wrote that he felt they were part of the same family and I dont mean just metaphorically I guess that even than I think of you as a frie. I did not enjoy this book It gives insight into Gorey but I think I would rather just read a biography His self deprecation grew repetitive He talked at length about authors literature and films I ve never even heard of though I enjoyed his review of Yellow Submarine I paid close attention to the discussion of his work and his work with Neumeyer on their collaborative projects but I skimmed or skipped much of the restI was disappointed that Neumeyer didn t say why the correspondence ended or indeed whether their friendship ended with it I m guessing their correspondence ended when their mutual projects petered out and that Gorey s depression had something to do with it but a paragraph of explanation would have given closure Or maybe the dreary open endedness was a nod to Gorey s own stories

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Floating Worlds
  • Edward Gorey
  • English
  • 11 September 2019
  • 9780764959479