- Author:Oscar Wilde,Mervyn Peake
- Publisher:Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd; New edition edition (September 1980)
- Pages:48 pages
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Mervyn Peake, Oscar Wilde book.
Mervyn Peake, Oscar Wilde book. There is a foreword by Gilmore, eleven poems or extracts by Wilde, sixteen black and white illustrations in a variety of styles by Peake, and a few excerpts of the poems, in Peake's wild handwriting. So different from his wife's elegant and golden signature at the front. It may seem odd for a poet to illustrate the poems of another poet, but Peake was a great artist in multiple media, and the pairing is inspired and inspiring. As a wordsmith, he was perfect to pick out a few words, interpret, and illustrate.
Browse through Mervyn Peake's poems and quotes. Mervyn Laurence Peake was an English modernist writer, artist, poet and illustrator. 3 poems of Mervyn Peake. He is best known for what are usually referred to as the Gormenghast books, though the Titus books would be more accurate: the three works that exist were the beginning of what Peake conceived as a lengthy cycle, following his protagonist Titus Groan from cradle to grave, but Peake's untimely death prevented completion of the cycle, which is now commonly but erroneously.
The Gormenghast Trilogy is one of the most important works of the imagination to come out of the age that also produced The Four Quartets, The Unquiet Grave, Brideshead Revisited, The Loved One, The Animal Farm and 1984. Anthony Burgess, Spectator Gormenghast is the vast crumbling castle to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. Peake's books are actual additions to life; they give, like certain rare dreams, sensations we never had before, and enlarge our conception of the range of possible experience' . Lewis Enter the world of Gormenghast.
Peake emerges as a compelling poet, with an acute sense of his responsibilities as an artist, passionately engaged with current events, from unemployment in the . Collected Poems - Mervyn Peake.
Peake emerges as a compelling poet, with an acute sense of his responsibilities as an artist, passionately engaged with current events, from unemployment in the 1930s to the horrors of the London Blitz and the concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen. He is also a fine love-poet and a sensitive observer of the human form.
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Oscar Wilde best and famous poems. Wilde was an irish poet and writer. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death. Browse all poems and texts published on Oscar Wilde.
Mervyn Peake/Oscar Wilde. extracts from the poems of Oscar Wilde. Published 1980 by Gordon Spilstead in London.
Book Description Hardback. Published by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd (1980).
ISBN 10: 0283986573 ISBN 13: 9780283986574. Book Description Hardback. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. ISBN 10: 0283986573 ISBN 13: 9780283986574.
It is forty years since the death of Mervyn Peake (1911–68), the author of the much-loved Gormenghast novels
It is forty years since the death of Mervyn Peake (1911–68), the author of the much-loved Gormenghast novels.