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The Table That Ran Away to the Woods By Stefan Themerson Franciszka Themerson,

  • Title: The Table That Ran Away to the Woods
  • Author: Stefan Themerson Franciszka Themerson
  • ISBN: 9781849760577
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Table That Ran Away to the Woods tells the story of a writing desk that one day grabbed two pairs of shoes ran downstairs, and took flight, escaping into the countryside with its owners in barefoot pursuit This is the first time the tale first published in a Polish newspaper in 1940 and re created in this exquisite collaged version in 1963 has been made availableThe Table That Ran Away to the Woods tells the story of a writing desk that one day grabbed two pairs of shoes ran downstairs, and took flight, escaping into the countryside with its owners in barefoot pursuit This is the first time the tale first published in a Polish newspaper in 1940 and re created in this exquisite collaged version in 1963 has been made available to an English speaking audience.Praise for The Table that Ran Away to the Woods The story, an afterword explains, ties into the Themersons avantgarde filmmaking, writing, and artwork in the 1930s an early version appeared in an expatriate newspaper published in Paris Readers needn t be familiar with the backstory to appreciate the collage like images of the table scampering over hills and reclaiming its existence Publishers Weekly
    The Table That Ran Away to the Woods The Table That Ran Away to the Woods tells the story of a writing desk that one day grabbed two pairs of shoes ran downstairs and took flight escaping into the countryside with its owners in barefoo

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    1. An imaginative picture book originally published in Poland in 1963, this title supposes that a table s legs come to life and take it down the stairs and out the door into the great outdoors where it rooted itself in the ground, and a plant sprouted from the ink that had been spilled on it earlier It s an interesting book to consider part fantasy, but also possibly an allegory for the power of the written word The illustrations are interesting too, with swirling words and the use of different col [...]

    2. What is this book I do not know It is short and comes from out of nowhere But, I like this book The table is my favourite character.

    3. This little illustrated fairy tale is short and sweet It s simultaneously quaint, endearing and insightful into the artist s perspective of the life giving nature of the creative process.

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