Results 1 – 16 of 16 GODS MAN: A NOVEL IN WOODCUTS by Ward, Lynd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Find Gods’ Man by Ward, Lynd at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. The most important work of American artist and illustrator Lynd Ward, “Gods’ Man ” is a powerfully evocative novel, told entirely through woodcuts. Ward (

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Gods’ Man: A Novel in Woodcuts

Staterd Fifth Printing, October But why is it called God’s Man? I really, really concentrated on it so I didn’t miss anything.

A story book in woodcuts–Lynd Ward –a novel done entirely in dark brooding woodcuts–carved instead of written–unpaginated and original to the author. The artist is jailed for it, but he escapes, and a mob chases him from the city.

Jul 06, Izzy rated it really liked it. Sign In Register Help Cart. This copy is Number 12″ and Signed. Kisah dalam buku ini adalah tentang seorang pelukis yang dipinjami “kuas ajaib”.

Ward’s final work was the acclaimed wordless novel The Silver Pony Gil’s Book Loft Published: Read, highlight, and take notes, godw web, tablet, and phone. I know Lynd Ward’s work stands alone and does so well but the way they complement each other is goss exploring if you’re interested. Flat out amazing, from an art standpoint–gorgeous woodcuts. A poor artist signs a contract with a masked stranger, who gives him a magic brush, with which the artist rapidly rises in the art world.


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I flipped through it, marveled at the absurd intricacies and craftmanship of the woodblock prints, and just kind of I went back and flipped through it a copule more times enjoying some of the subtleties of the characters expressions. And so he runs away to the mountains to build a more simple, happy life complete with loving wife and child.

Slight red discoloration to cover. This book has such beautiful graphics that many stories can be imagined after looking closely at each page. Though it is my first attempt at his work, Dard am in love with Lynd Ward’s style. His Expressionist prints have strong Art Deco elements, with an obvious German influence, as well.

Gods’ Man by Ward, Lynd

Feb 06, Peter Bibler rated it really liked it. Benda konon ini menjamin kesuksesan dan ketenaran dirinya. A man is transformed into a successful artist only to live his life and find love and have a family, he looses it all just as soon as he was awarded it.

The images not only create the story, but add a new realm and medium of participation to the understanding of the story. Four Wordless Graphic Novels. The allegory is clear: In Donahue, Neil H. Well worth checking out for the beauty of the woodcuts alone. German Expressionism is manifested in these sketches woodcutswhich are so good to look at.


Hard cover, 4th printing. The story begins with a young man lost at sea, but then godz the clouds part to reveal the glorious sun.

A Wordless Novel – Gods’ Man

It shows you how in the beginning he was a nobody, but yet a man with a talent for drawing. The story here is pretty simple, and a familiar one, and the pace is fast it probably only took me 20 min but it was worthwhile and has some really great little woodcuts in it. mam

This is a wordless novela sort-of proto-graphic novel. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Martins Press Square softcover. Fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers.

The story is melodramatic, the ending predictable, the main character’s motivation ultimately obscure, ironically because there is no way for the format to communicate in a manner less obvious.

And the images can ironize their own apparent design on the reader just as well as words can:

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