Mad Man’s Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward

Mad Man’s Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts

Lynd Ward
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  • ISBN
    9780486445007 / 0486445003
  • Title Mad Man’s Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts
  • Author Lynd Ward
  • Category Prints & Printmaking
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2005
  • Pages 144
  • Publisher
    Dover Publications
  • Imprint Dover Publications Inc.
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 156mm x 6mm x 234mm

Annotation

The powerful imagery and intensity of Ward's wordless novels have elicited comparisons to Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe. This 1930 work tells a gripping tale through imagery alone, consisting solely of 128 hauntingly rendered woodcuts.

Publisher Description

The powerful imagery and psychological intensity of Ward's wordless novels have elicited comparisons to the writings of Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe, and they continue to influence modern graphic novelists such as Frank Miller. This 1930 work tells a gripping tale through imagery alone, consisting solely of hauntingly rendered woodcuts. 128 illustrations.

Author Biography

HILDEGARDE H. SWIFT (1890-1977) wrote several books for children. Best known for “The Railroad to Freedom, which was cited for a Newbery Honor, Ms. Swift spent her life recording the lives of heroic Americans. ”The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge is her most popular picture book.
LYND WARD (1905-1985) illustrated more than two hundred books for children and adults throughout his prolific career. Winner of the Caldecott Medal for his watercolors in "The Biggest Bear, Mr. Ward was also famous for his wood engravings, which are featured in museum collections throughout the Uni

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