The Obliterary Journal, Vol. 1
About the Book
THE OBLITERACY MOVEMENT BEGINS! A collection of street art, comics, and wacky illustrated stories by more than 20 contributors from all over India... and some from Japan, Suriname, South Africa, and the Netherlands 1.) “The Nayagarh Incident” -- Traditional palm-leaf engravings of ALIEN ROBOTS by Sri Pachanana Moharana. Did an extraterrestrial spacecraft land in Odisha on the eve on Indian independence? 2.) “Gurk” by Vidyun Sabhaney- A surreal comic about A DREAMING DONKEY who eats something very, very strange! 3.) “Shaved Ice and Wild Buses” - A look at street art in a South American country with a large population of Bhojpuri speakers. BOB MARLEY MEETS HIMESH RESHAMIYYA! 4.) Lilavati by Bhaskarcharya, illustrated by Somdutt Sarkar - 12th century Sanskrit algebra problems about war, sex, and frisky animals! 5.) “Karuna Bhavanam” by Roney Devassia - Non-fictional comic interviews with the residents of a home for aged men in Kozhikode, Kerala! 6.) “Autoraj” by Zen Marie -- Three of Bangalore’s most outrageously stylish auto drivers! 7.) Work by India’s greatest sign painters and lettering designers from Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jodhpur, Kollengode, Aizawl, Shillong, and Imphal!
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9789381626443
Publisher: Blaft Pubns Pvt Ltd
Acedemic Level: Academic_Level
Book Type: Academic_Level
Depth: 19
Height: 222 mm
Language: English
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Weight: 680 gr
ISBN-10: 9381626448
Publisher Date: 20 Feb 2012
Continuations: English
Dewey: 741.6
Illustration: Y
LCCN: 2012337647
No of Pages: 269
Volume: 1
Width: 171 mm
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