Edward Gorey’s Amphigorey Again (Paperback) collects a glorious abundance of Edward Gorey’s droll humor, offbeat characters, and previously unpublished. Picking up where the previous anthology Amphigorey Also () left off, Amphigorey Again reaches as far back as with the inclusion of The Other Statue. Buy *Amphigorey Again* by Edward Gorey online, Amphigorey Again Edward Gorey Harcourt Hardcover pages. October rated 5 of 5 possible stars.
|Published (Last):||23 November 2018|
|PDF File Size:||6.48 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||12.45 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Nov 05, Matthew Hunter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just an excellent collection- even the ones that I finish reading and think ‘Um He’s a good one who amphogorey missed.
Amphigorey Again by Gorey, Edward
The Epiplectic Bicycle – Brother and sister take an odd bicycle trip. I like how disjointed it is, but still comes together in the end. As a book, this probably doesn’t r I’ve always loved Edward Gorey’s macabre Victorian style art.
I like “zeugma” and will be looking for ways to slip it into everyday conversation. The best objective way I have for telling them apart is by looking at the eyes of the people. Nearly nine years ago I couldn’t see the surreality of the situation, nor nearly so much of the surreality in Gorey. Published April 1st by Mariner Books first published New Condition varies from Fine to Amlhigorey Fine.
Sep 20, James rated it it was amazing. What is so striking about both are the gaps in what is said and meant.
I must admit that I have a love of limericks, they are usually quite clever and funny. To ask other readers questions about Amphigorey Againplease sign up. I read this book because I had just read Amphigoreysand really dug it. Selected pages Title Page.
Gorey is evidently influ Re-read rare. He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. At times totally disturbing, and at other times perfectly charming. It really sticks out on the black backgrounds, but is amphugorey subtle on the white or grey ones, often looking like a business card lying on the ground. Photograph of OUR copy available upon request. I remember seeing his drawings at my grandmother’s house, perhaps in Readers Digest Condensed books.
This was shown most effectively in the picture tale “Les Passementeries Horribles” where various types of passementerie trims become aggain objects that stalk and threaten their prey.
This is the only collected work I’ve read of his, so Smphigorey have no idea how it compares to the other amphigoreys. Like so many other Edward Gorey classics, the closer one looks, the more one is drawn in. Some of his works with other authors is less whimsical, more unfathomable, but not in a good, dark, absurd way he normally works. As always, Gorey’s art is a heady delight for the eyes, ears and mind, and in this collection I unabashedly adored The Loathsome Couplewas happily horrified by The Stupid Jokecouldn’t help but be Almost as top-notch a collection as Amphigorey and Amphigorey Tooand better than his final, posthumous collection, Amphigorey Again.
I didn’t get anything out of this at all. It’s like if Donald Barthelme and David Lynch could have a child that was somehow their grandfather thanks for hanging with me on that analogy. Literary references would make him a darker Edward Lear, while his illustrations put him in the Charles Addams: Although he would frequently state that his formal art training was “negligible”, Gorey studied art for one semester at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago ineventually becoming a professional illustrator.
Still, the imagery stuck with me and amphigprey I did notice a poster with similar art many years later, I sought out the artist and thus my interest was born. It may be a while henceforward before we see another like compendium. Apr 14, Amanda rated it it was amazing.
Paperbackpages. More of the same weirdness from Gorey. I like “zeugma” and will be looking for ways to slip i Not quite as good as Amphigorey. Gorey through the animated introduction of Mystery as hosted by Vincent Price, I believe.
I decided to ‘read’ through a second time, ignoring the words entirely, and just focusing on the art: See 1 question about Amphigorey Again…. Two of the most gothic and elegant tales, “The “Amphigorey Also” by Edward Gorey is an eccentric visual slice of fantasy created by a prolific illustrator and quixotic writer who definitely knows how to bring out one’s inner child.
Amphigorey again / Edward Gorey
What was all this stuff about? There were a couple stories in this anthology that I found a little Also riding on handlebars of bicycles. Amphigorey Again Harvest book. Buck churned out some crappy verse.