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Words and Pictures explores three fascinating examples of relationships between artists and writers: the illustrations of Paradise Lost and Pilgrim's Progress; Hogarth and Fielding, a writer and artist dealing with common material; Wordsworth and Thomas Bewick, a poet and engraver working separately, but imbued with the spirit of their age. A brief coda turns to a fourth kind of relationship, the writers and artists who collaborate from the start, beginning with Dickens and Phiz. Illustrated throughout with a wide variety of examples, this is a book to pore over and enjoy.
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Words and Pictures by Jenny Uglow is a beautifully illustrated little book exploring the relationships between British writers and artists.

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Jenny Uglow grew up in Cumbria, and now works in publishing. Her books include prize-winning biographies of Elizabeth Gaskell and William Hogarth. The Lunar Men was published in 2002. Uglow's most book was Nature's Engraver. She lives in Canterbury, UK.

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