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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This top-quality, low-cost republication of Ward’s masterpiece will be welcomed by collectors of his work as well as by readers new to his achievement.

He wanders around the city, seeing his auctioneer and mistress in everyone he gofs. German Expressionism is manifested in these sketches woodcutswhich are so good to look at.

Gods’ Man – Wikipedia

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. With a dust jacket showing only minor edge wear. Spine title label toned and lightly lifting at top corner.

Ward’s own comments on his novels seem to indicate he was aware of this, and to be fair to him, it is hard to communicate anything subtly when trying to tell a complete story in a limited number of still frames. Hard cover, 4th printing.

Good binding and cover. Kisah dalam buku ini adalah tentang seorang pelukis yang dipinjami “kuas ajaib”. Is Diss a System?: My mom owned an edition of this from the ‘s and I would read it as a child, thumbing to the scenes of the dark-eyed temptress. A Novel in Woodcuts Gods’ Man: Gods’ Man Ward, Lynd Jan 01, Find Rare Books Book Value.

Gil’s Book Loft Published: Cleveland Book Company Published: On an interesting note: A legendary book and a major influence on what we now call ‘graphic novels. Personal and Cultural Transformations Arroyo Seco Books Published: In Donahue, Neil H. Lynd Ward’s first novel in woodcuts, and so far my favorite.


I had to study each picture carefully to understand what was happening.

The Cooper Hewitt Library regularly collaborates with the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on exhibitions and publications, providing images, books and other related materials from our Special Collections that complement the theme of a show. It is a narrative genre that uses sequences of captionless pictures to tell a story.

A Vision in Woodcuts. Courier CorporationAwrd 1, – Design – pages.

Gods’ Man Barry Moser No preview available – Well worth checking out for the beauty of the woodcuts alone. This lines up with things I’ve read about his artistic evolution; his style becomes more complex and the he attempts to make the c Lynd Ward’s first novel in woodcuts, and so far my favorite.

Second Story Gkds Published: An unread fine copy. It took me about fifteen lund. Michael Pyron, Bookseller Published: I heard about God’s Man from a Jim James interview; he credits the novel for glds totally inspiring his solo album and claims he felt I have a hard time with the mostly visual.

Four Wordless Graphic Novels. I’m glad there are no words in the book, because it forces the reader to really search the pictures for meaning and leaves more room for interpretation and emotion than sometimes text does.

Ward 85in employing the concept of the wordless pictorial narrative, acknowledged his predecessors the European artists Frans Masereel Paperbackpages. Our hero leaves Babylon and finds a wife among the mountains, with whom he has a son, also destined for the artistic life; the whole family revels amid the sublime heights in images that will inevitably call to mind fascist kitsch.

Kubrick believed that a piece of pure cinema should be devoid of words and usual narration and should succeed in telling its story through light and sounds. The book can be read quickly, but a true understanding may t Lynd Wards’ debut woodcut novel is a mysterious journey of an artist navigating the dark world of commerce, exploitation, sex, beauty and deception.


It appears it was an exchange in which the artist would receive a special paintbrush that would give him the same talent that had inspired previous artists from ancient Egypt right up to van Gogh.

A Wordless Novel – Gods’ Man

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.

Perhaps it is strange to write a book review on something that has no words, but nevertheless, here I am. This genre preceded the modern graphic novel, but it is warrd different in that there are no words beyond signs I thought that this would take longer to read, but I have to say that it is still time well spent.

First Edition, Sixth Printing.

The Demands of Holocaust Representation. A tight solid book despite its wear to the edges; first endpaper has a small chip to the top; slightly cocked. There he encountered German Expressionist art, and read the wordless novel The Sun gkds ,a modernized version of the story of Icarustold in sixty-three wordless woodcut prints, by Flemish woodcut artist Frans Masereel — Remains, particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.

The story–the artist in a world of corrupting commerce, exploiters, and love and beauty–may be old hat now, but was probably fresher in the ‘s. The weakness in this book is that there were no words and the message is left to interpretation. Showing best matches Show all copies.

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