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The Other World features the expressive works of fifty distinguished illustrators who are passionate about Asian myths and folklore. The book contains single Illustrations and, for the featured stories, a series of illustrations and an interview with each artist. Includes Black Raven, White Swan by Qu Lan; Momotaro--the Peach Boy by Doyoon Kim; our favorite, The Goddess of Luop by Ye Luying; The Rabbit, the Dragon King and the Turtle by Yeji Yun; The Hanrakgongyi Myth by Biogi, whose work is also outstanding; The Story of Cuoi by Tran Dac Trung; and two more.
Inspiration for both illustrators and lovers of stories. These artists portray these ancient stories in a visual, artistic and intuitive way, re-interpreting their philosophies and aesthetics.
Asian myths and folktales comprise a vast body of lore. From Chinese folklore to Japanese legends and Indian myths, they include elements from a dizzying array of religions, including Buddhism and Shinto, and they contain the historical traces of thousands of years of migration and cultural interchange.
- Additional Information
Item Code OTHWH Publisher Gingko Press Publish Date 2019 ISBN 9783943330243 Binding Hard Cover Dimensions 8x10 # Pages 240pg Color Full Color
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