A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel (Fifth Edition) [Tom Phillips] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “A ‘treated Victorian novel’―treated. Explore Karry Henry Nowak’s board “Humument” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Altered books, Art sketchbook and Artist sketchbook. A Humument is a work of interwoven literary and artistic genius. It began with a trip to a thrift store in , where Phillips gave himself the task.
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Preview — A Humument by Tom Phillips. In the mids, Tom Phillips took a forgotten nineteenth-century novel, W. Pages to import images to Wikidata. This new fourth edition follows its predecessors by incorporating revisions and re-workings — over half the pages in the edition are replaced by new versions — and celebrates an artistic enterprise that q nearly forty years old and still actively a work in progress.
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Eye editors Tom Phillips Archive. Mallock’s A Human Document, and began cutting and pasting the extant text to create something new.
I loved this book so much that upon finishing it, I immediately bought a copy. Sep 19, David Eves rated it liked it.
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Humumrnt it is not really about the “plot,” if you can even say it has a plot. A Treated Victorian Novel. It began with a trip to a thrift store inwhere Phillips gave himself the task of finding a second-hand book to work with.
Various references to popular culture and political characters or ideology conjure these emotions and moods. Do yourself a favour — grab a copy and treat your mind to this intellectual feast.
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This book is very interesting, and I would never have picked it up had I not been assigned it for class. A version for the iPhone was released 17 January As for the future of A HumumentPhillips believes that once he finishes the complete second version—he is down to the last couple of pages—it will be done.
Sep 13, Merrin rated it really liked it. Phillips’ work provided an excellent case study for my thesis, and highlights as an epoch of change towards the book as an art form.
I would be interested to look at earlier editions to hujument.
It functions unlike any other text I know, and Phillips dances brilliantly in his bizarre, self-imposed constraints. Besides, I’m a bit busy melding with this treasure myself.
It is available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shopwhere you can buy subscriptions, back issues and single copies of the latest issue. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paperbackpages. Oct 19, Flynn rated it it humumrnt amazing Shelves: Some of the associations of words and ideas were so unexpected and beautiful, I ended up smilling like an idiot on my journey home.
An interesting concept for a book.
A must for anyone who enjoys erasure. Dec 17, Ellie rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 09, mwpm rated it it was amazing Shelves: The sculptor takes a great lump of marble and chips away and after swearing and downing much alcohol finally the statue that was hiding in the marble is revealed. This is possibly the most beautiful book I own.
First page of A Humumentedition. Jan 08, Nicola rated it really liked it.
Oh, and, in a strange way, it’s a sculpture, as well. I have also read interviews with the creators of these works and others and humumennt it interesting intellectually as well as satisfying artistically. It may also be one of the most beautiful pieces of huumment I own. You can see pages here. This book is that, but for book lovers. His rule about scrap material: He also translated Dante’s Inferno and interspersed the text with treated pages of Mallock’s text that offer commentary on Dante’s work.