Prelude to a Million Years

Prelude to a Million Years (1933)

Prelude to a Million Years begs summarization. Lynd Ward’s illustrations are in wood cut, Prelude is with dialogue. While Ward does do a number of little narrative things–the biggest being his protagonist seeing himself as a latter day Adam–there’s a conflict with the static woodcut images and the idea of forward progression. Especially since Ward […]

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