The Raven Steals the Light: Drawings by Bill Reid

byBill Reid, Robert BringhurstPreface byClaude Lévi-Strauss

Paperback | February 1, 1996

The Raven Steals the Light: Drawings by Bill Reid by Bill Reid
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An elegant reissue of a timeless collection of Haida myths, with a new preface by Claude Levi-Strauss.

Ten masterful, complex drawings by Bill Reid are accompanied by ten episodes from Haida mythology told by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. The result brings Haida art and mythology alive as never before in an English-speaking world. The collection includes, says Reid, "a good selection of bestiality, adultery, violence, thievery and assault, for those who like that sort of thing."

Bill Reid, one of the finest artists to work in the Native American tradition, has numerous books documenting and revering his visual art. He is also the author of Solitary Raven, Out of the Silence and, with Bill Holm, Indian Art of the Northwest Coast: A Dialogue on Craftsmanship and Aesthetics. Robert Bringhurst, one of Canada’s lea...
Title:The Raven Steals the Light: Drawings by Bill ReidFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.5 inPublished:February 1, 1996Publisher:Douglas And McIntyre (2013) Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1550544810

ISBN - 13:9781550544817

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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