The Graphic Canon, Volume 1

From The Epic Of Gilgamesh To Shakespeare To Dangerous Liaisons

by Russ Kick

The Graphic Canon 1

Paperback, 501 pages, Seven Stories Press, List Price: $34.95 | purchase

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Collects classics from around the world in graphic novel format, including "The Iliad," "The Divine Comedy," and "Don Quixote."

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Classics may be timeless, but that doesn't mean you can't make them new again. In The Graphic Canon, editor Russ Kick plucks the world's most revered classics from their dusty, hallowed shelves, and remixes them with illustrations from today's finest illustrators, graphic novelists and comic-book artists. Volume 1 begins with The Epic of Gilgamesh and takes you through Native American folktales, The Tale of Genji, Dante's Inferno and Shakespeare, along

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