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Gill, Eric 1882-1940

Overview
Works: 1,626 works in 2,968 publications in 3 languages and 35,219 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical drama  Poetry  Tragedies (Drama)  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Engraver, Type designer, Artist, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Printer, Book designer, Former owner, Designer, typ, boo
Classifications: PR2835.A2, 822.33
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An essay on typography by Eric Gill( Book )

84 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Essay on Typography was first published in 1931, instantly recognized as a classic, and has long been unavailable. It represents Gill at his best opinionated, fustian, and consistently humane. It is his only major work on typography and remains indispensable for anyone interested in the art of letter forms and the presentation of graphic information. This manifesto, however, is not only about letters their form, fit, and function but also about man's role in an industrial society. As Gill wrote later, it was his chief object "to describe two worlds that of industrialism and that of the human workman & to define their limits." His thinking about type is still provocative. Here are the seeds of modern advertising unjustified lines, tight word and letter spacing, ample leading. Here, too, is vintage Gill, as polemical as he is practical, as much concerned about the soul of man as the work of man; as much obsessed by the ends as by the means
Beauty looks after herself, essays by Eric Gill( Book )

30 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all goes together : selected essays by Eric Gill( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wood engraving by R. John Beedham( Book )

31 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is not a treatise upon the art of wood engraving. It is simply a description of the tools and materials required by a beginner and the method of using them. -- Introduction
The Hindu view of art by Mulk Raj Anand( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1988 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida : a love poem in five books by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

8 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art by Eric Gill( Book )

14 editions published between 1934 and 1950 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last essays by Eric Gill( Book )

18 editions published between 1942 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engraved work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )

13 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains reproductions, with descriptions of 206 engravings on wood and metal
North winter by Hayden Carruth( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

5 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in English and English, Middle and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding. Barry Windeatt's volume on Troilus and Criseyde examines the poem that is Chaucer's most ambitious single achievement, his masterpiece, and one of the very finest narrative poems in the English language. The story of love fulfilled and trust betrayed - of how Troilus and Criseyde discover love, and how she abandons him for Diomede after her departure from Troy - is presented by Chaucer with profound insight into human character and explored through its philosophical and spiritual dimensions. This Oxford Guide is the most comprehensive introduction to Troilus and Criseyde yet produced. It includes the fullest and most convenient account of Chaucer's imaginative use of his sources, the first extended analysis of the poem's originality of genre, and a readable commentary on all aspects of the work, its structure, themes, characterization, and style. It also contains a survey of literary responses to Troilus in the three centuries following Chaucer's death. The Guide combines the informative substance of a reference book with the coherence of a critical reading, and is set to establish itself as a standard work on Troilus and Criseyde
Essays : Last essays and In a strange land by Eric Gill( Book )

15 editions published between 1943 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild thing : Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, Gill by Richard Cork( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epstein, Gill and Gaudier-Brzeska were pioneers of modern Bristish sculpture. In a burst of daring creativity before World War I, they revolutionized their field. The three artists produced sculpture whose sexual explicitness and boldness of form shocked contemporary viewers. Examples of their works illustrate this text, including Epstein's robotic masterpiece, 'Rock Drill', Gill's 'Ecstasy' and Gudier-Brzaeska's 'Birds Erect'.--Publisher
The tragedy of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1949 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Titus Andronicus is still regarded by many as a bad play of dubious authorship. Its adversaries have abhorred the violence of the action and the apparent lapses in the quality of the verse. Since 1945, however, the play has been taken increasingly seriously in both the theatre and the study: the violence and cruelty it depicts were disconcertingly matched by the events of two World Wars. Alan Hughes joins those critics who take the play seriously, arguing for its unity of theme and its grim humour, and demonstrates that it is the work of a brilliant stage craftsman, confident in his mastery of space, movement and verse." "The text is based on the first quarto, supplemented by crucial additions and stage directions from the Folio. The critical account of the play's fortunes is integrated within a description of major modern productions, including those directed by Peter Brook, Brian Bedford and Deborah Warner. In addition there is a complete stage history which includes the eighteenth-century adaptation by Edward Ravenscroft and a reconstruction of the version performed by the nineteenth-century black American actor Ira Aldridge. For this updated edition, a new section is included on recent stage, film and critical interpretations by Sue Hall-Smith. There are also sections on text, authorship and the relevance of the famous Longleat drawing of the play. Appendices explore how the play might have been performed at the Rose playhouse in London, and how it could be adapted for a touring company of fourteen men and boys. An updated reading list completes the edition."--Jacket
Eric Gill : the sculpture by Judith Collins( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prolific engraver, sculptor, letter-cutter and typographer, Eric Gill (1882 - 1940) chose to be remembered on his grave simply as a stone carver. He carved his first figural sculpture in 1909, and his distinctive, serene figures, such as his famous "Stations of the Cross" carving in Westminster Cathedral, have since become familiar landmarks and also appear in public and private collections throughout the world
Art-nonsense and other essays by Eric Gill( Book )

8 editions published between 1929 and 1934 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five nudes by Eric Gill( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1951 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the love poems of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria in profundis by G. K Chesterton( Book )

7 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First nudes by Eric Gill( Book )

9 editions published in 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An essay on typography
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Alternative Names
A.E.R.G.

A. E. R. G 1882-1940

A. E. R. G (Arthur Eric Rowton Gill), 1882-1940

Arthur Eric Rovton Peter Joseph

Arthur Eric Rowton Peter Joseph Gill

E.P.J.G.

E. P. J. G 1882-1940

E. P. J. G (Eric Peter Joseph Gill), 1882-1940

Eric Gill

Eric Gill angielski rzeźbiarz

Eric Gill artista britànic

Eric Gill artista británico

Eric Gill artiste britannique

Eric Gill britischer Bildhauer, Grafiker und Typograf

Eric Gill Brits letterontwerper (1882-1940)

Eric Gill cerflunydd Seisnig

Eric Gill designer inglese

Eric Gill English sculptor, typeface designer, and printmaker

G. A.E.R.

G, A. E. R. 1882-1940

G., A. E. R. (Arthur Eric Rowton Gill)

G., A. E. R. (Arthur Eric Rowton Gill), 1882-1940

G. E.P.J.

G, E. P. J. 1882-1940

G., E. P. J. (Eric Peter Joseph Gill)

G., E. P. J. (Eric Peter Joseph Gill), 1882-1940

Gill, A. E. R., 1882-1940

Gill, Arthur Eric Rovton Peter Joseph

Gill Arthur Eric Rowton

Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton 1882-1940

Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton Peter Joseph

Gill Eric

Gill, Eric Arthur Rowton Peter Joseph

Gill, Eric Peter Joseph

Gill, Eric Peter Joseph 1882-1940

Gill, Eric Rowton

Gill, Eric Rowton 1882-1940

Rowton Gill, Arthur Eric 1882-1940

Гилл, Эрик

אריק גיל

אריק גיל אמן בריטי

اریک گیل

길, 에릭 1882-1940

エリック・ギル

ギル, エリック

埃里克·乔

埃里克·吉尔

艾瑞克·吉兒

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