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Virgil Burnett is an author-illustrator whose work has been widely published on this continent and in Europe. Other illustrated fictions by Burnett include Skiamachia and Towers at the Edge of a World. His recent projects include illustrations for Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (The Folio Society: London, England) and work on a third novel. He was a member of the Fine Arts faculty of the University of Waterloo, and now spends part of each year working and travelling abroad.
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Virgil Burnett was an author, illustrator, and professor of Fine arts at the University of Waterloo whose works have been published in both North America and Europe A Comedy of Eros (1984).
Virgil Burnett was an author, illustrator, and professor of Fine arts at the University of Waterloo whose works have been published in both North America and Europe. He was a Fulbright Scholarship recipient. Contents A Comedy of Eros (1984). Farewell Tour (1986). A Sentimental Dialogue (1996). The Old Met, Les Halles and Other Losses: A Memoir of the Post-War Years (2005). Scarbo Edge: A Romance (2008). a b c New, William (2002).
Book Overview it has something to say about husbands, wives, humour, places, and the various colours of sexuality.
Select Format: Hardcover. Book Overview it has something to say about husbands, wives, humour, places, and the various colours of sexuality. ISBN13:9780889840829. Release Date:May 1983.
One of the distinct pleasures of book fairs and used book sales is finding .
One of the distinct pleasures of book fairs and used book sales is finding an intriguing book you’ve never heard of. A greater and related pleasure comes when that book turns out to be quite good. Then, in reaction to that, there’s a melancholy that sets in from the fact that a worthwhile book is largely unknown. So, given all that, a few words about Virgil Burnett’s Towers at the Edge of a World: First published in 1980 by St. Martin’s Press and republished in 1983 by The Porcupine’s Quill with illustrations by the author, it’s a collection of 15 short stories and an introduction, all set in an imaginary French town in times ranging from the Dark Ages through to the near-present.
Virgil Burnett was born in Wichita, Kansas on 11 January 1928 to Bertha and Virgil Burnett A Comedy of Eros (1984).
Virgil Burnett was born in Wichita, Kansas on 11 January 1928 to Bertha and Virgil Burnett Education. Burnett received his undergraduate degree at Columbia University in New York. Burnett was exposed to applications of style and expression in book art by French master printer and publisher Maurice Darantiere Fine Arts Works A Comedy of Eros (1984).
BURNETT, VIRGIL (1928-2012); (about) (chron. Djaa: A Sexual Fable, (ex) TriQuarterly Win 1980; from the forthcoming novel Towers at the Edge of a World (St. Martin’s Press, November 1980). The Mummy, (pm) Poetry 1971. Romaunt, (na) TriQuarterly Win 1979. BURNETT, W. C. (chron. A Prayer, (pm) Peterson’s Magazine Oct 1876.
`Here are the annals of Montarnis from the Dark Ages to the present, told as a series of short stories, with that form's characteristic twist -- novel, ironic, or terrifying -- at the end. Their style is decadent, both in their careful observation of literary artifice and the expression of a strange private sensibility.' -- Thomas Pyne, The Los Angeles Times