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Description - The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons by David Remnick

The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons is a prodigious, slip-cased, two-volume, 1,600-page A-to-Z curation of cartoons from the magazine from 1924 to the present. Bob Mankoff - for two decades the cartoon editor of the New Yorker - organizes nearly 3,000 cartoons into more than 250 categories of recurring New Yorker themes and visual tropes, including cartoons on banana peels, meeting St. Peter, being stranded on a desert island, snowmen, lion tamers, Adam and Eve, the Grim Reaper - and dogs, of course. The result is hilarious and Mankoff's commentary throughout adds both depth and whimsy. The collection also includes a foreword by New Yorker editor David Remnick. This is stunning gift for the millions of New Yorker readers and anyone looking for some humour in the evolution of social commentary.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500022450
Format: Hardback
(305mm x 220mm x mm)
Pages: 1536
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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