Edward Gorey (1963) The Gashlycrumb Tinies (Los pequeños macabros)


Edward St. John Gorey nació el 22 de febrero de 1925 en Chicago, Illinois, EEUU y falleció el 15 de april de 2000 en Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Massachusetts, EEUU.

Según Wikipedia en inglés (http://en.wikipedia.org) Gorey escribió más de cien libros, incluyendo los siguientes:

The Unstrung Harp, 1953
The Listing Attic, 1954
The Doubtful Guest, 1957
The Object Lesson, 1958
The Bug Book, 1959
The Fatal Lozenge: An Alphabet, 1960
The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Tale by Ogdred Weary, 1961
The Hapless Child, 1961
The Willowdale Handcar: Or, the Return of the Black Doll, 1962
The Beastly Baby, 1962
The Vinegar Works: Three Volumes of Moral Instruction, 1963
The Gashlycrumb Tinies
The Insect God
The West Wing
The Wuggly Ump, Lippincott, 1963
The Nursery Frieze, 1964
The Sinking Spell, 1964
The Remembered Visit: A Story Taken From Life, 1965
Three Books From Fantod Press (1), 1966
The Evil Garden
The Inanimate Tragedy
The Pious Infant
The Gilded Bat, 1967
The Utter Zoo, 1967
The Other Statue, 1968
The Blue Aspic, 1968
The Epiplectic Bicycle, 1969
The Iron Tonic: Or, A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley, 1969
Three Books From The Fantod Press (2), 1970
The Chinese Obelisks: Fourth Alphabet
Donald Has A Difficulty
The Osbick Bird
The Sopping Thursday, 1970
Three Books From The Fantod Press (3), 1971
The Deranged Cousins
The Eleventh Episode
The Untitled Book
The Awdrey-Gore Legacy, 1972
Leaves From A Mislaid Album, 1972
The Abandoned Sock, 1972
A Limerick, 1973
The Lost Lions, 1973
The Green Beads, 1978
The Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth Alphabet, 1975
The Grand Passion: A Novel, 1976
The Broken Spoke, 1976
The Loathsome Couple, 1977
Dancing Cats And Neglected Murderesses, 1980
The Water Flowers, 1982
The Dwindling Party, 1982
The Prune People, 1983
Gorey Stories, 1983
The Tunnel Calamity, 1984
The Eclectic Abecedarium, 1985
The Prune People II, 1985
The Improvable Landscape, 1986
The Raging Tide: Or, The Black Doll’s Imbroglio, 1987
Q. R. V. (later retitled The Universal Solvent), 1989
The Stupid Joke, 1990
The Fraught Settee, 1990
The Doleful Domesticity; Another Novel, 1991
The Retrieved Locket, 1994
The Unknown Vegetable, 1995
The Just Dessert: Thoughtful Alphabet XI, 1997
Deadly Blotter: Thoughtful Alphabet XVII, 1997
The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas, 1998
The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium, 1999

Muchas de las obras de Gorey fueron publicadas oscuramente y son difíciles de encontrar (y a un precio acorde), sin embargo las siguientes cuatro ediciones generales recopilan mucho de su material. Dado que sus libros originales son bastante breves, estas ediciones pueden llegar a contener quince o más en cada volumen.

Amphigorey, 1972 – contains The Unstrung Harp, The Listing Attic, The Doubtful Guest, The Object-Lesson, The Bug Book, The Fatal Lozenge, The Hapless Child, The Curious Sofa, The Willowdale Handcar, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Insect God, The West Wing, The Wuggly Ump, The Sinking Spell, and The Remembered Visit

Amphigorey Too, 1975  – contains The Beastly Baby, The Nursery Frieze, The Pious Infant, The Evil Garden, The Inanimate Tragedy, The Gilded Bat, The Iron Tonic, The Osbick Bird, The Chinese Obelisks (bis), The Deranged Cousins, The Eleventh Episode, [The Untitled Book], The Lavender Leotard, The Disrespectful Summons, The Abandoned Sock, The Lost Lions, Story for Sara [by Alphonse Allais], The Salt Herring [by Charles Cros], Leaves from a Mislaid Album, and A Limerick

Amphigorey Also, 1983 – contains The Utter Zoo, The Blue Aspic, The Epiplectic Bicycle, The Sopping Thursday, The Grand Passion, Les Passementeries Horribles, The Eclectic Abecedarium, L’Heure bleue, The Broken Spoke, The Awdrey-Gore Legacy, The Glorious Nosebleed, The Loathsome Couple, The Green Beads, Les Urnes Utiles, The Stupid Joke, The Prune People, and The Tuning Fork

Amphigorey Again, 2006 – contains The Galoshes of Remorse, Signs of Spring, Seasonal Confusion, Random Walk, Category, The Other Statue, 10 Impossible Objects (abridged), The Universal Solvent (abridged), Scenes de Ballet, Verse Advice, The Deadly Blotter, Creativity, The Retrieved Locket, The Water Flowers, The Haunted Tea-Cosy, Christmas Wrap-Up, The Headless Bust, The Just Dessert, The Admonitory Hippopotamus, Neglected Murderesses, Tragedies Topiares, The Raging Tide, The Unknown Vegetable, Another Random Walk, Serious Life: A Cruise, Figbash Acrobate, La Malle Saignante, and The Izzard Book



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