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Re: req: Lynd Ward



One of the other books is "Wild Pilgrimage", and the other may be "Vertigo."

Judy Kerman

On Thu, 13 Feb 1997, Peter D. Verheyen wrote:

> Lynd Ward was a contemporary of Rockwell Kent, Aaron Douglas and Clare
> Leighton, and John Vassos, about whose work I have written a bibliography.
> In 1995 his work was featured among those previously mentioned in the
> exhibition, The Ardent Image: Book Illustration for Adults in America,1920 -
> 1942, at the Ward M. Canaday Center of the University of Toledo. The
> exhibition was curated by Judith M. Friebert.
>
> Ward "wrote" Gods Man, The Mad Man's Drum, and two others whose titles I
> don't recollect. In a nutshell, these novels have no words, the story being
> told in a progression of woodcuts, and quite effectively.
>
> Peter
>
> At 04:23 PM 2/13/97 -0600, you wrote:
> >with the risk of sounding dumb, what's a `woodcut book?'
> >I am a printmaker, too, and I must have been sick that day...
>
>
>                   >>> I love working in the library. <<<
> >>There is something to be said for working in a place bound in leather.<<
>
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