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On YouTube, a nice animation based on Edward Gorey’s The Gashlycrumb Tinies, by Matt Duplessie of Clandestiny:
The Boston Herald reviews Snappy’s ballet inspired by E. Gorey’s works
Snappy Dance Theater premiere The Temperamental Wobble, a ballet based on Edward Gorey’s books
Edward Gorey’s Haunting House
Just in time for Halloween, a pictorial peek at the eccentric, ramshackle Cape Cod residence of the late artist and author Edward Gorey, master of the macabre.
washingtonpost.com | 30 October 2003
Tiger Lillies, with the Kronos Quartet, bring the artist’s macabre mirth to the stage in a brilliant show.
The February 2002 issue of this shiny horror magazine has a long interesting article on Edward Gorey by Deborah Markus, reviewing three recently published biographies.By the way, the magazine also has the best monthly comics column I have read in years…You will have to download the full pdf version of the magazine, in high [...]
‘Ascending Peculiarity’: How Gorey Became Gorey
How Gorey became Gorey is the heart of the 21 interviews with assorted writers and critics, dated from 1973 to 1999, the year before his death, collected in ”Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey,” edited by Karen Wilkin, an art critic who also contributes a useful introduction.The New York [...]
No one sheds light on darkness from quite the same perspective as this Cape Cod specialist in morbid, fine-lined jocularity.[This is a long article on Gorey's career from Salon's 'Brilliant Careers' series. A 'Gorey Gallery' is also included.]Salon People
ALISON LURIE: On Edward Gorey (1925-2000)Edward Gorey, who died on April 15, was associated with The New York Review of Books from the beginning. His fantastic and memorable cover illustrations were a feature of every anniversary issue; and in 1975 he contributed an ongoing serial, Les Mystères de Constantinople, whose heroine was thought by some [...]
Gory stories for tiny tots
“Many of Edward Gorey’s most fervent devotees think he must be both a) English and b) dead,” reads the biographical note on one of his darkly illustrated tales of hapless babies, consumptive waifs and sexually traumatising furniture. “Actually, he has never so much as visited either place.” No longer, sadly: though [...]
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