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The graphic canon, volume 1 : from the epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous liaisons
edited by Russ Kick.
Table of Contents
"A modest proposal" / Jonathan Swift ; art/adaptation by Peter Kuper -- "Advice to a young man on the choice of a mistress" / Benjamin Franklin ; painting by Cortney Skinner -- London journal / James Boswell ; art/adaptation by Robert Crumb -- "Letter to the Royal Academy of Brussels" (a.k.a. "Fart proudly") / Benjamin Franklin ; art/adaptation by Stan Shaw -- A vindication of the rights of woman / Mary Wollstonecraft ; adaptation by Fred Van Lente ; art by Ryan Dunlavey -- Dangerous liaisons / Choderlos de Laclos ; illustrations by Molly Crabapple.Journey to the west / Wu Cheng'en ; art/adaptation by Conor Hughes -- The faerie queene / Edmund Spenser ; adaptation by Michael Stanyer ; art by Eric Johnson -- A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare ; art/adaptation by Maxx Kelly with Huxley King -- King Lear / William Shakespeare ; art/adaptation by Ian Pollock -- Don Quixote / Miguel Cervantes ; art/adaptation by Will Eisner -- Sonnet 18 / William Shakespeare ; art/adaptation by Robert Berry with Josh Levitas -- Sonnet 20 / William Shakespeare ; art/adaptation by Aidan Koch -- "The flea" / John Donne ; art/adatpation by Noah Patrick Pfarr -- "To his coy mistress" / Andrew Marvell ; art/adaptation by Yien Yip -- "Forgive us our trespasses" / Aphra Behn ; art/adaptation by Alex Eckman-Lawn -- Paradise lost / John Milton ; art/adaptation by Rebecca Dart -- Gulliver's travels / Jonathan Swift ; art/adaptation by Gareth Hinds -- Candide / Voltaire ; illustrations by Ian Ball --Mahabharata / Vyasa ; art/adaptation by Matt Wiegle -- Analects and other writings / Confucius ; adaptation by Fred Van Lente ; art by Ryan Dunlavey -- The book of Daniel / from the Hebrew bible ; art/adaptation by Benjamin Frisch -- On the nature of things / Lucretius ; art/adaptation by Tom Biby and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm -- Aeneid / Virgil ; art/adaptation by Michael Lagocki -- The book of Revelation / from the New Testament ; art/adaptation by Rick Geary -- Three Tang poems / Wang Han, Cui Hu, and Li Bai ; art/adaptation and translation by Sharon Rudahl -- Beowulf / Anglo-Saxon epic poem ; art/adaptation by Gareth Hinds -- The tale of Genji / Murasaki Shikibu ; art/adaptation by Molly Kiely -- The letters of Heloise and Abelard / art/adaptation by Ellen Lindner -- "O nobilissima viriditas" / Hildegard of Bingen ; art/adaptation by Molly Kiely -- "The fisherman and the genie" / from The Arabian Nights ; art/adaptation by Andrice Arp -- "The woman with two coyntes" / from The Arabian Nights ; art/adaptation by Vicki Nerino --Poems / Rumi ' art/adaptation by Michael Green ; translations by Coleman Barks -- The divine comedy / Dante Alighieri ; art/adaptation by Seymour Chwast -- The inferno / Dante Alighieri ; art/adaptation by Hunt Emerson -- The Tibetan book of the dead (Bardo Thodol) / Padmasambhava and Karma Lingpa ; art/adaptation by Sanya Glisic -- "The last ballad" / Francois Villon ; art/adaptation by Julian Peters -- The Canterbury Tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; art/adaptation by Seymour Chwast -- Le morte d'Arthur / Sir Thomas Mallory ; art/adaptation by Omaha Perez -- Apu Ollantay / an Incan play ; art/adaptation by Caroline Picard -- Outlaws of the water margin / Shi Nai'an ; illustrations by Shawn Cheng -- Hagoromo (celestial feather robe) / a Japanese Noh play ; art/adaptation by Isabel Greenberg -- Popol Vuh / sacred book of the Quiché Maya ; art/adaptation by Roberta Gregory -- The visions of St. Teresa of Ávila / from her autobiography ; art/adaptation by Edie Fake -- "Hot sun, cool fire" / George Peele ; art/adaptation by Dave Morice --Three panel review: Hamlet / William Shakespeare ; art/adaptation by Lisa Brown -- The epic of Gilgamesh / Babylonian tablets ; art/adaptation by Kevin Dixon ; rendition by Kent Dixon -- "Coyote and the pebbles" / Native American folktale ; story by Dayton Edmonds ; art by Micah Farritor -- The Iliad / Homer ; art/adaptation by Alice Duke -- The Odyssey / Homer ; art/adaptation by Gareth Hinds -- Poem fragments / Sappho ; art/adaptation by Alessandro Bonaccorsi -- Medea / Euripides ; art/adaptation by Tori McKenna -- Lysistrata / Aristophanes ; art/adaptation and translation by Valerie Schrag -- The book of Esther / from the Hebrew bible ; art/adaptation and translation by J.T. Waldman -- Symposium / Plato ; art/adaptation by Yeji Yun -- Tao te ching / Lao Tzu ; adaptation by Fred Van Lente ; art by Ryan Dunlavey --