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Not a typical biography, Ralph Steadman examines Freud using Freud's 1905 essay on Jokes and illustrates his points with 75 drawings. The result is a masterful interplay of text and illustration, visual and verbal puns, and unexpected insight.
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Steadman's text here is as witty as his drawings. A delightful, beautifully organized and illustrated guide to the night skies... an excellent reference text, rich in content and detail. Loaded with photographs and illustrations that accompany lucid, instructive text... helps would-be astronomers find their way around the night sky Strangely compelling.... Steadman's artwork takes on a life of its own.--Terry Peters"North Shore News" (03/09/2007) Steadman's text here is as witty as his drawings, both illustrating not only Freud's classification of jokes, but also the events of Freud's life. Strangely compelling....In typical Steadman style the drawings go beyond a normal perception of an idea and leap ahead into the bizarre mindscape where Steadman's artwork takes on a life of its own.--Terry Peters"North Shore News" (03/09/2007)About the Author:
Ralph Steadman has been a cartoonist since 1956, starting as a caustic observer of Britain's political and social scene. He is well known as the illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Steadman's work appears regularly in newspapers and magazines, including Rolling Stone and the Atlantic Monthly, and his many published books include Tales of the Weirrd and Alice in Wonderland.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1982. Paperback. Condition: New. New. normally dispatched same day by first class post from the UK. Seller Inventory # N-HBLC-STE02-1n
Book Description Penguin Books, 1982. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0140056238