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The Idea & Story Without Words

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These two novels-without-words feature evocative woodcuts that encourage the reader's own imagination to create the story line. Created in the 1920s by the acclaimed wood-engraver Frans Masereel, this unique book contains two picture-novels in one. Flip The Idea upside down, and you can look through Story Without Words.

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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published August 22nd 2000 by Shambhala (first published 2000)
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Joy Barr
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I appreciated the craftsmanship, but I feel like I would really benefit from learning more about the author or a study on The Idea and Story Without Words. I am so bad at picking up symbolism, even in graphic form!
I loved the expressions and creative storylines. I am curious to know how the book fared in the 1920s.
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