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  • adj. Not illustrated


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  • Posner says, ignoring generations of Star Trek and other audiovisual media fans, A reader of unillustrated fiction completes the work in his mind; the reader of a comic book or the viewer of a movie is passive.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • In 1999 Avon released the all-prose unillustrated version, which appeared on a number of bestseller lists, was selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the best books of the year, and was awarded the prestigious

    Neil Gaiman biography

  • Positioning almost all section breaks at the top of a page is basically impossible in a standard, unillustrated prose book; the author would have to write and edit to fill space.

    The Stardust

  • Editors acquire unillustrated manuscripts all the time!

    The Art of Choosing Illustration

  • Not quite as much work as with a straight unillustrated book, but you're still going to do quite a lot of work.

    Legendary Comics Writer Alan Moore on Superheroes, The League, and Making Magic

  • It also offers nicely formatted and readable images of the original books (rather than unillustrated texts).

    Don't have a Kindle 2? Try these online book sites

  • Although it was also published as an unillustrated mass-market paperback, the illustrations are, I think, integral parts of the story, and Vess is IMHO the greatest fantasy artist of his generation, and his style is perfectly suited to the story.

    :Acquired Taste

  • So far for me the panel highlights have been a panel called "So You Want to Write a Superhero," where I heard from several authors who write unillustrated stories using superhero tropes even poetry!

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I'd note that in a broader artistic discussion, the low term would also be characterized as more visual--movies, television, comics, illustrated fiction--whereas the high would be characterized as more verbal and conceptual--unillustrated literature, modern and postmodern art.

    Horror, High and Low (pt. 2)

  • The book came out, first in illustrated and then in unillustrated form.

    Neil Gaiman on fairy tales for adults « Gerry Canavan


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