9789380340142

I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail

ISBN 10: 9380340141
ISBN 13: 9789380340142
Publisher: Tara Publishing
Publication Date: 2012

 

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Book Description: Tara Books, India, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Ram Singh Urveti (illustrator). 155 x 250 mm. Brand New Book. This well-known folk poem from the 17th century is a form of trick verse. Included in classic anthologies of children s poetry, the verse appears nonsensical at first sight, but given a break in the middle of each line, begins to make perfect sense. At the simplest level, it is a lesson on grammar and punctuation. Even the youngest of readers will delight in the overturning of logic that nonsense entails, and the trick with which meaning can be made to return. But as with most folklore, this poem is not just for children, it is meant for all ages. Adults will marvel at the ways it teases out the paths of meaning. Is the difference between fantasy and reality largely grammatical? Or are these inversions the very essence of poetry - by turns meaningless and profound - which overturn our habitual ways of perception? In this pioneering visual exploration of I Saw a Peacock, Gond tribal artist Ramsingh Urveti and book designer Jonathan Yamakami add a further layer of imagery and play to the poem s enigmas, reflecting and complicating its meanings in delicious ways. Bookseller Inventory # AA99789380340142

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Book Description: Tara Books, India, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Ram Singh Urveti (illustrator). 155 x 250 mm. Brand New Book. This well-known folk poem from the 17th century is a form of trick verse. Included in classic anthologies of children s poetry, the verse appears nonsensical at first sight, but given a break in the middle of each line, begins to make perfect sense. At the simplest level, it is a lesson on grammar and punctuation. Even the youngest of readers will delight in the overturning of logic that nonsense entails, and the trick with which meaning can be made to return. But as with most folklore, this poem is not just for children, it is meant for all ages. Adults will marvel at the ways it teases out the paths of meaning. Is the difference between fantasy and reality largely grammatical? Or are these inversions the very essence of poetry - by turns meaningless and profound - which overturn our habitual ways of perception? In this pioneering visual exploration of I Saw a Peacock, Gond tribal artist Ramsingh Urveti and book designer Jonathan Yamakami add a further layer of imagery and play to the poem s enigmas, reflecting and complicating its meanings in delicious ways. Bookseller Inventory # AA99789380340142

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Book Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 162mm x 256mm x 14mm. Hardcover. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 56 pages. 0.321. Bookseller Inventory # 9789380340142

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Book Description: Tara Books, Chennai, India, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 155 x 250 mm. This well-known folk poem from the 17th century is a form of trick verse. Included in classic anthologies of children's poetry, the verse appears nonsensical at first sight, but given a break in the middle of each line, begins to make perfect sense. At the simplest level, it is a lesson on grammar and punctuation. Even the youngest of readers will delight in the overturning of logic that nonsense entails, and the 'trick' with which meaning can be made to return. But as with most folklore, this poem is not just for children, it is meant for all ages. Adults will marvel at the ways it teases out the paths of meaning. Is the difference between fantasy and reality largely grammatical? Or are these inversions the very essence of poetry - by turns meaningless and profound - which overturn our habitual ways of perception? In this pioneering visual exploration of I Saw a Peacock, Gond tribal artist Ramsingh Urveti and book designer Jonathan Yamakami add a further layer of imagery and play to the poem's enigmas, reflecting and complicating its meanings in delicious ways. Page Extent: 56. Bookseller Inventory # 068669

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Book Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Ramsingh Urveti (illustrator). Hardcover. Delightfully illustrated - The New York TimesIn this visual stunner. . . the literal setting of the words is as key to the volumes success as are its text and illustrations. . . Indian folk art triumphantly meets 17th-century English trick verse in this sophisticated graphic venture fit for middle graders on up. - Starred, Kirkus ReviewsA stunning reminder of why people keep making real-live books. . . Visually delicious and beautifully made, I Saw A Peacock With a Fiery Tail is a testament to the vitality of two art forms that just wont answer to their death knells: poetry and the book. - NPR Summer Reads PickThis 17th century British poem is a form of trick verse. Here, the very design of the book brings clarity to the verse, as whimsical die-cuts in each page reveal the poems nuanced meaning. I saw a peacock with a fiery tailI saw a blazing comet drop down hailI saw a cloud with ivy circled around . . . Read straightforwardly, the poem sounds interestingly surreal. But if the lines are broken up in the middle, then everything falls into place. Illustrations by award-winning Gond artist Ramsingh Urveti (of The Night Life of Trees), book design by Jonathan Yamakami. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9789380340142

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Book Description: Tara Books, Chennai, 2012. Book Condition: New. Language: english. This well-known folk poem from the 17th century is a form of trick verse. Bookseller Inventory # 20276270

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