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On Display at Clarkston: Fall/Winter 2019

A guide for the content of Georgia State Unierversity's Perimeter College Clarkston Library's bulletin board displays.

October 2019

Books by Edward Gorey

Bentley, Toni, et al. Costumes by Karinska,
Harry N. Abrams, 1995.
Call # Atlanta TT505.K373 B46 1995
This book's introduction is by Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Gorey, Eward. Amphigorey,
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1972.
Call # PS3557.O753 A57 1972
Collects fifteen works by the U.S. artist and author Edward Gorey, providing a journey into a macabre world.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Gorey, Edward. Amphigorey Again,
1st ed., Harcourt, 2006.
Call # Newton PS3557.O753 A6 2006
his latest collection displays in glorious abundance the offbeat characters and droll humor of Edward Gorey. Figbash is acrobatic, topiaries are tragic, hippopotami are admonitory, and galoshes are remorseful in this celebration of a unique talent that never fails to delight, amuse, and confound readers.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Gorey Edward. Amphigorey Too,
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1975.
Call # PS3557.O753 A66 1975
A sequel of Gorey's illustrated classic of offbeat, somewhat macabre humorous non-sequiters, Amphigorey.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Gorey, Edward. The Loathsome Couple,
Dodd, Mead & Company, 1977.
Call # Atlanta PS3513.O614 L6
Limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by the author and slipcased. 26 copies, lettered A-Z. Edward St. John Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books. His characteristic pen-and-ink drawings often depict vaguely unsettling narrative scenes in Victorian and Edwardian settings.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Gorey, Edward. The Utter Zoo: An Alphabet,
Pomegranate, 2010.
Call # PS3557.O753 U88 2010
wenty-six curious creatures from the fastidious Ampoo to the world's one and only Zote fill the pages of The Utter Zoo, an alphabet from the untamed imagination of Edward Gorey. First published in 1967, The Utter Zoo is a favourite of Gorey fans, young and old alike no matter how well they know their ABCs.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Gorey, Edward, and Karen Wilkin. Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey: Interviews,
1st ed., Harcourt, 2001.
Call # Atlanta NX512.G67 A35 2001
Culled from dozens of interviews, this portrait of the famous artist showcases Gorey's ideas about French symbolist poetry, soap operas, George Balanchine, ballet, and Victorian snuff photography, among other topics.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

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Gorey, Edward et. al. The Water Flowers,
First ed., Congdon & Weed, 1982.
Call # Atlanta PS3557.O753 W3 1982
A curious culinary adventure incorporating a caveat against Lesser Literature and an instance of startling sensibility.

Moss, Howard, et al. Instant Lives,
First ed., E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1974.
Call # Atlanta PS3525.O8638 I57 1974
oosely based on historical anecdotes, these devilishly delightful vignettes and illustrations feature some of the more recognizable individuals throughout the ages, like Emily Dickinson, Mozart, Oscar Wilde, and Jane Austen. This book was created by a National Book Award Winner for Poetry and iconic American artist, both are sure to make the reader laugh out loud today as much as they did almost fifty years ago, when the work was first published.
http://books.google.com

The Paris Review Book of Heartbreak, Madness, Sex, Love, Betrayal, Outsiders, Intoxication, War, Whimsy, Horrors, God, Death, Dinner, Baseball, Travels, the Art of Writing, and Everything Else in the World since 1953,
Atlanta PN6014 .P234 2003
Call # ncludes the story, "The admonitory hippopotamus: or, Angelica and Sneezby," by Edward Gorey.
Synopsis
Eileen H. Kramer

http://books.google.com

Pen Drawing
Dollar bill redesigned by Edward Gorey
Pen and Ink

Pen and Ink Drawing

Borgman, Harry. Drawing in Ink: Drawing for Reproduction,
Watson-Guptill, 1977.
Call # Atlanta NC905 .B67
Drawings, exercises, and step-by-step demonstrations assist beginners and developing artists in mastering a variety of ink-rendering techniques and styles
http://books.google.com

Ellwood, G.M. The Art and Technique of Pen Drawing,
Dover Publications, 2003.
Call # NC905 .E5 2003
A practical course in pen and ink drawing, this helpful guide includes a comprehensive survey of the best pen work in existence. A wide diversity of styles are presented ? from loose sketches to rich, engraving-like studies. Works from all periods include drawings by such masters as Dürer, Holbein, Doré, Gibson, Rackham, Pyle, Beardsley, and Klinger.
http://books.google.com

Hogarth, Paul. Creative Ink Drawing,
Watson-Guptill Publications, 1968.
Call # NC905 .H67
In in-depth guide to drawing with ink including instructions for capturing subjects, drawing for different applications, and using both traditional and modern techniques. Contains eight color and 100 monochrome illustrations of Hogarth's work.
http://www.amazon.com

Maginnis, Charles Donagh. Pen Drawing: An Illustrated Treatise,
Dover Publications, Inc., 2016.
Call # Ebook Central NC905 .M25 2016
Style, materials, techniques, and values are the focus of this richly illustrated guide to pen drawing. In addition to proposing solutions for practical problems, the book offers advice on architectural and decorative drawing. More than 70 drawings by assorted artists range from tranquil churchyards and bustling city streets to striking posters.
Ebook Central

Pen & Ink: A Creative Exploration of an Exquisite Time-Treasured Drawing Technique,
Walter Foster, 2016.
Call # Ebook Central NC905.P46 2016
Pen & Ink combines practical instruction with inspirational artwork to awaken a new generation of pen-and-ink enthusiasts. Drawing with pen and ink has been a celebrated art form for centuries. In addition to ballpoint pen, today's pen-and-ink artists use a variety of tools, including fountain pens, graphic pens, and brushes to create photorealistic drawings.
Ebook Central

Pitz, Henry, C. Ink Drawing Techniques,
Watson-Guptill Publications, 1957.
Call # NC905 .P49
This generation-old manual teaches the budding illustrator a variety of pen and ink techniques.
Eileen H. Kramer

New Poster Book in Display case

Long view of the display case

Wide View of the Display Case

Edward Gorey Bat Wing Umbrella

Left Display Case Panel

Center Display  Panel

Right display panel

Amphigorey with a few typoes

To see past Clarkston library displays, please visit the Display Archives.


Edward Gorey logo

If you were born after 1965, you probably grew up with Edward Gorey: writer, illustrator, theater designer, and gothic personna, he inspires both laughter and chills up the spine. This display includes, books, articles, art works, and Gorey-inspired art. In addition, there is a small group of books on pen and ink art.


Edward Gorey as Illustrator

Edward Gorey,
Art Institute of Chicago,
https://www.artic.edu/artists/110607/edward-gorey
More than half a dozen detailed, somewhat macabra, pen and ink sketches by Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Eliot, T. S., et al. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
First ed., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982.
Call # PS3509.L43 O55 1982
Both the cover and illustrations within are by Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Eliot, T.S., and Edward Gorey.
“Macavity: The Mystery Cat.”
The American Poetry Review,
vol. 11, no. 4, 1982, pp. 8–8.
JSTOR,
https://www.jstor.org/stable/27776963.

T.S. Eliot's famous poem accompanied by Edward Gorey's pen and ink illustrations.
Eileen H. Kramer

Gorey, Edward. The New Poster Book,
Pomegranate, 2009.
Call # NC139.G63 A4 2009b
Collection of illustrations from Gorey's famous books and lesser-known ephemera.
http://gilflind.gsu.edu

Gorey, Edward et. al.
spread 2,
1968.
Artstor,
https://library.artstor.org/asset/ACOOPER_10310347120

Edward Gorey and several other artists reimagine and redesign the dollar bill in pen and ink.
Source: Eileen H. Kramer

Manley, Seon, et al. Ladies of the Gothics: Tales of Romance and Terror by the Gentle Sex,
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1975.
Call # Atlanta PR1286.W6 L33 1975
Features a jacket illustration by Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

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Miller, Ron, and Karen. Sharpe. Mystery! A Celebration: Stalking Public Television's Greatest Sleuths,
KQED Books, 1996.
Call # Atlanta PN1992.77.M95 M56 1996
The spine-tingling delights of PBS's popular Mystery! programs are gathered in this large-format, richly illustrated book. The best of this program's years are collected in photos, posters, reminiscences, commentary, analysis, essays, and reviews of the shows and the genre itself. Edward Gorey's ghastly illustrations are sprinkled liberally throughout the book as are quotes from the actors and directors. 190 photos, 150 in color.
http://books.google.com

Nelsen, Donald., et al. Sam and Emma,
Parents' Magazine Press, 1971.
Call # Atlanta Juv. PZ8.3.N35
While Sam, the dog, tries to explain that everyone should be allowed their own way of doing things, Emma, the cat, can only scoff at the animals they meet during their walk through the woods.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Tarcov, Edith, and Edward Gorey. Rumpelstiltskin; a Tale Told Long Ago by the Brothers Grimm,
Four Winds Press, 1974.
Call # Atlanta Juv. PZ8.T175 Ru
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Wilkin, Karen, and Brandywine River Museum. Elegant Enigmas: the Art of Edward Gorey,
Pomegranate, 2009.
Call # NC139.G63 A4 2009
Catalog of an exhibition at the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Penn., Spring 2009.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Amphigorey  Waterflowers

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Resources about Edward Gorey

Allen Erin.
"A Gorey Story."
Library of Congress Blog,
March 15, 2016
United States Library of Congress.
https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2016/03/a-gorey-story/

The work of Edward Gorey has often been described as “macabre,” a word that his friend Alexander Theroux claims the noted author and artist didn’t like. While I would agree that it’s an appropriate word, Gorey’s drawings are something more – odd, whimsical, humorous, magical, mysterious, gloomy, eccentric – all rolled up in delightful pen-and-ink sketches.
https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2016/03/a-gorey-story/

Bodmer, George R.
"The Post-Modern Alphabet: Extending the Limits of the Contemporary Alphabet Book, from Seuss to Gorey."
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
vol. 14 no. 3, 1989, p. 115-117,

Project Muse,
doi://10.1353/chq.0.0838.

Two of the most prolific of picture book artists, Dr. Seuss and Edward Gorey, exploit this edge, seeming to say that the alphabet is too traditional and limited.
Project Muse

Dery, Mark. Born to Be Posthumous: the Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey,
Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
Call # Atlanta PS3557.O753 Z57 2018
The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense. From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny, deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in countless ways, from Tim Burton's movies to Anna Sui's fashion to Neil Gaiman's Coraline to Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Some call him the Grandfather of Goth (which would've given him the fantods). Just who was this man, who lived with six cats, owned more than 20,000 books, roomed with the poet Frank O'Hara at Harvard, and liked to traipse around in floor-length fur coats, clanking bracelets, and an Edwardian beard?
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

"Edward Gorey."
Lewis Library,
Loyola University of Chicago, 2014,
http://libguides.luc.edu/gorey

he Loyola University Chicago Libraries and the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), in cooperation with the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust, proudly present two exhibitions celebrating the remarkable life and work of writer and artist Edward Gorey. Exhibitions will be on display February 15 through June 15, 2014 at LUMA.
http://libguides.luc.edu/gorey

The Edward Gorey House
Gorey House
http://www.edwardgoreyhouse.org/

The Edward Gorey House celebrates and preserves the life and works of Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright, set and costume designer. In honor of his legacy, The House, owned and lived in by Gorey himself, displays his diverse and extraordinary talents and reflects his distinct personality. The House also honors Gorey's passion and concern for animals, raising awareness about local and national animal welfare issues. As a dedicated commemoration to Gorey, the House strives to educate and inspire its visitors, offering a unique introduction to Edward Gorey, the artist and person.
Source: http://www.edwardgoreyhouse.org/about-gorey-house

Filstrup, Jane Merrill.
"An Interview with Edward St. John Gorey at the Gotham Book Mart."
The Lion and the Unicorn,
vol. 2 no. 1, 1978, pp.17-37,
Project Muse
doi://10.1353/uni.0.0351

Edward Gorey's miniature novels are unique masterpieces of reductionist art—whimsical, sometimes macabre parodies of the more morbid of Victoriana, with intricate drawings executed in a fin-de-siècle idiom. The cachet awarded them by a devoted readership is signified by payments of $1,000 or more for some of the out-of-print titles, especially those works, originally rejected by commercial publishers as too bizarre, which were issued under his own imprint, Fantod Press.
Project Muse

Fox, Charlie.
"Charlie Fox."
Artforum International,
vol. 57, no. 4, 12, 2018,
Art Bibliograpbies Modern, https://search.proquest.com/docview/2140060687?accountid=11226.

Asking this question of the writer and illustrator who transformed precocious little oddballs into goths long before Jack Skellington or Marilyn Manson descended on suburbia, Mark Dery pens an eerie portrait of the artist, Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey (Little, Brown and Company), in which answers only conjure extra lashings of ambiguity—a very Gorey trick.
Art Bibliographies Modern

Born to be Posthumous  World of Edward Gorey

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"Gorey, Edward."
Gale Literary Sources,
Source info
https://go.gale.com/ps/i.do?st=T001&qt=ACID~13672950+OR+13672949&sw=w&ty=ps&it=search&sid=GLS&p=GLS&s=RELEVANCE&u=atla29738&v=2.1&asid=25443de7

Gale Literary Sources offers nearly a hundred critifques, and reprinted reference book chapters about the author/poet/illustrator.
Eileen H. Kramer

Gorey, Edward and Christopher Steufert.
"Edward Gorey Interview Sample (from the documentary raw footage)."
YouTube,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s3h_hHqboU

dward Gorey talks about the film Suture in his kitchen (home on Cape Cod) while his cat saunters back and forth, sometimes obstructing the camera view. Raw footage from the upcoming Mooncusser Films feature-length documentary, directed by Christopher Seufert.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s3h_hHqboU

Goreography,
Goreography
http://www.goreyography.com/

In four "wings," find articles, bibliographies, sample illustrations and more.
Eileen H. Kramer

Graham, Kathryn V.
"The Devil's Own Art: Topiary in Children's Fiction."
Children's Literature,
vol. 33, 2005, p. 94-114.
Project Muse
doi://10.1353/chl.2005.0010.

Discusses the use of drawings of topiary, sculpted bushes, in Edward Gorey and other famous children's illustrators' works.
Eileen H. Kramer

Hoffman, A.Robin.
“A Wonderful Horrid Thing: Edward Gorey, Charles Dickens and Drawing the Horror out of Childhood Death."
Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture,
Edited by Jessica R. McCort, University Press of Mississippi, 2016. pp. 61–89.
Call # Atlanta PN1009.A1 R413 2016
This book on spooky stories for children, includes a chapter on child death as depicted in the works of Charles Dickens and Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Hunt, Caroline, C.
"Dwarf, Small World, Shrinking Child: Three Versions of Miniature."
Children's Literature,
vol. 23, 1995, p. 115-136.

Project Muse,
doi://10.1353/chl.0.0602.

Analyzses Florence Parry Heide' story "The Shrinking of Treehorn," a tale about a boy who shrinks up to nothing or close to it. Illustrations in the story are by Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Kennedy, Victor.
“Mystery! Unraveling Edward Gorey’s Tangled Web of Visual Metaphor.”
Metaphor and Symbolic Activity,
vol. 8, no. 3, 1993, pp. 181–193.
MLA International Bibliography,
doi://10.1207/s15327868ms0803_4

This article examines the manipulation of visual metaphor in the cartoons of Edward Gorey. Like verbal metaphor, visual metaphor may be analyzed using I. A. Richards's categories of tenor, vehicle, and ground. Gorey's fictional world is dark, macabre, and strange, yet his style is at once brooding, danger­ous, and familiar, old-fashioned in appearance yet modern in theme. He uses Victorian motifs and Gothic settings to examine modern beliefs and fears, capitalizing on the formula of the menace inherent in the familiar. Gorey uses symbols, signs, and icons from the common visual lexicon but changes their contexts to simultaneously emphasize and undermine their sentimentality.
MLA International Bibliography

Instant Lives  Elephant House

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Kogan, Rick.
"Step Inside Edward Gorey's Weird, Beautiful World"
Chicago Tribune,
April 4, 2014,
https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/museums/
ct-edward-gorey-loyola-university-exhibit-20140404-column.html

Demented and delightful, spooky and fun: Welcome to the world of Edward Gorey.The world of the writer-illustrator exists right now at the Loyola University Museum of Art, a gloriously vibrant, colorful and thought-provoking experience.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/museums/
ct-edward-gorey-loyola-university-exhibit-20140404-column.html

Kolbuszewska, Zofia.
"A Graphic Story of Writing a Novel: (Pe)R(e)verse Ekphrasis in Edward Gorey's 'The Unstrung Harp.'"
The Lives of Texts: Exploring the Metaphor,
by Andrzej S?awomir Kowalczyk and Katarzyna Pisarska, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. pp. 51-60.
Call #: EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
The Lives of Texts: Exploring the Metaphor examines various instances of ""textual subsistence"" implied by the title. Drawing on the parallel between a text and a living organism, the contributors analyze various literary texts ranging from the Middle Ages to postmodernity, as well as film adaptations and the graphic novel. Apart from the works of canonical writers, attention is also drawn to some long-forgotten authors, along with the most recent instances of popular literature and culture
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

McDermott, Kevin, and Edward Gorey Elephant House, or, the Home of Edward Gorey,
Pomegranate, 2003.
Call # Atlanta NX512.G67 M33 2003
An intimate photographic tour of Edward Gorey's strange and wonderful house. Fresh biographical insights and warm reminiscences by a longtime Gorey confidant, Kevin McDermott. Includes heretofore unpublished works by Gorey. Introduction by renowned writer John Updike, an ardent Gorey fan. Relatively few people had the opportunity to visit the enigmatic Edward Gorey in his home, and among those who did, even fewer were permitted to see the entire house.
http://books.google.com

McKinniss, Sam.
"Death Becomes Him."
Artforum International,
vol. 56, no. 9, 2018, pp. 91.
Art Bibliographies Modern,
https://search.proquest.com/docview/2036755596?accountid=11226.

When the American artist, illustrator, and author Edward Gorey died out on Cape Cod in 2000 at age seventy-five, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford was notified--I imagine via ominous phone call and completely without warning--that they were to receive a bequest of Mr. Gorey's creepy and mysterious fine-art collection. Now, some eighteen years later, the museum has mounted the exhibition "Gorey's Worlds" to show off the collection, an event long awaited by Gorey enthusiasts.
Art Bibliographies Modern

Petermann, Emily.
The Child's Death as Punishment or Nonsense? Edward Gorey's ‘The Gashlycrumb Tinies’ (1963) and the Cautionary Verse Tradition."
Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature,
vol. 56 no. 4, 2018, p. 22-30.
Project Muse,
doi://10.1353/bkb.2018.0062

f readers do recognize the reference to cautionary tales—especially as suggested by the subtitle Three Volumes of Moral Instruction—they may expect the Tinies' deaths to serve some purpose, such as punishment or warning. Because the deaths are presented without this context, however, they appear instead to be meaningless. This is precisely the tension between apparent meaninglessness and the suggestion of meaning that Tigges identifies as a prime characteristic of nonsense .
Project Muse

Ross, Clifford et. al. The World of Edward Gorey,
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1996.
Call # Atlanta NX512.G67 R67 1996
Public television has won Edward Gorey on the most intensely loyal followings of any artist today. Coupled with his offbeat literary humor are the black-ink line drawings that we have come to know so well. An author of some forty years standing, Edward Gorey now moves center stage as a star of this book: a full-scale monograph that explores his roles as artist, illustrator, writer, and theater designer. The World of Edward Gorey introduces readers to Gorey himself by way of an interview with artist Clifford Ross.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Sachs, Andrea.
“Edward Gorey House on Cape Cod is the Good Kind of Ghastly: Home-Turned-Museum Sheds Light on the Artist's Life, Work and Devotion to Animal Welfare.”
Waterloo Region Record,
19 Aug. 2017,
ProQuest Central, https://search.proquest.com/docview/2054530319?accountid=11226

Edward Gorey might have been macabre, but he wasn't cruel. The Edward Gorey House, in Yarmouth Port, Mass., is stuffed with references to the author's illustrated books (for George et al., see "The Gashlycrumb Tinies") as well as artifacts that offer a cobwebbed window into his world.
ProQuest Central

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Scanlan, Laura Wolff.
"The Gorey Details."
Humanities,
6, Nov. 2010, p. 6.
Art and Architecture Complete,
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?
direct=true&AuthType=ip,shib&db=vth&AN
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he article discusses the life and works of writer and illustrator Edward Gorey. According to scholars, Gorey targeted children for much of what he wrote but that publishers did not view his work that way due to their tragic or twisted themes were children were at the center. Gorey created his own imprint called Fantod press because he failed to find a publisher for many of his works. Information is offered on the exhibition "Musings of Mystery and Alphabets of Agony: The Works of Edward Gorey," in Honolulu, Hawaii, through December 10, 2010.
Art and Architecture Complete

Schaub, Michael
"'Born To Be Posthumous' Brings Edward Gorey's Name To His Work."
National Public Radio,
14 November, 2018,
https://www.npr.org/2018/11/
14/667432542/
born-to-be-posthumous-brings-edward-goreys-name-to-his-work

Gorey is undeniably one of the most influential American writers and illustrators of the last century, but until now very few people knew much about him (and he liked it that way). Enter Mark Dery, the writer and cultural critic, whose fascinating new biography of Gorey, Born to Be Posthumous, paints a near-exhaustive portrait of an author who "was inscrutable because he didn't want to be scruted."
https://www.npr.org/2018/
11/14/667432542/
born-to-be-posthumous-brings-edward-goreys-name-to-his-work

Shortsleeve, Kevin.
"Edward Gorey, Children's Literature, and Nonsense Verse."
Children's Literature Association Quarterly,
vol. 27 no. 1, 2002, p. 27-39
Project Muse
doi://10.1353/chq.0.1442.

On April 15, 2000, Edward Gorey, author of a notorious canon of verse and prose, departed this life. In the wake of his passing—and during his own lifetime—there appears to have been a great deal of disagreement as to whether or not the works of Edward Gorey should be categorized as children's books.
Project Muse

Street Douglas.
"Edward Gorey."
American Writers for Children since 1960. Poets, Illustrators, and Nonfiction Authors,
by Glenn E Estes, Gale Research Co., 1987. pp.97-101.
Call # Newton Reference PN451 .D537 v.61
A four page literary biography of Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

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Works Inspired by Edward Gorey

Goreyana
Goreyana
http://goreyana.blogspot.com/

A blog filled with Gorey's artwork, Gorey collectibles, Gorey celebration, and all things Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Goreyesque Project
Goreyesque,
http://www.goreyesque.com/

Poetry, essays, short stories, and artwork in the style of and as an homage to Edward Gorey.
Eileen H. Kramer

Pecktal, Lynn. Designing and Drawing for the Theatre,
McGraw-Hill, 1995.
Call # Atlanta PN2091.S8 P36 1995
Detailing production design for theater, opera, and ballet, Designing and Drawing for the Theater provides a professional picture and encyclopedic reference of the design process. Lavishly illustrated with detailed lined drawings and photographs, the book conveys the beauty and excitement of production design. To further convey a real-life picture of the design process, each chapter is followed by a conversation with an outstanding designer working in today's theater. [Includes Gorey-inspired illustrations]
http://books.google.com

Stanton, Joseph.
“Visiting Almost Every Room in Edward Gorey's West Wing.”
The Antioch Review,
vol. 73, no. 3, 2015, pp. 464–465,
JSTOR, https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7723/antiochreview.73.3.0464.

A two page poem inspired by Edward Gorey's illustrations.
Eileen H. Kramer

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November 2019

Pre 1997 History of Hong Kong

Bickers, Robert A., and Ray Yep. May Days in Hong Kong Riot and Emergency in 1967,
Hong Kong University Press, 2009,
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757 M346 2009
In this study of the anti-colonial riots which erupted in Hong Kong in May 1967, the authors of May Days in Hong Kong shed new light on their causes, their impact on future government policy and on Sino-British relations, and their legacy for Hong Kong society and governance, and the people of the territory.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Bursey, Jon. Captain Elliot and the Founding of Hong Kong: Pearl of the Orient
Pen and Sword History, 2018.
Call # Ebook Central DS754.2 .B877 2018
An in-depth look at the life of Captain Charles Elliot—from his Royal Navy career to his controversial role in establishing Hong Kong as a British colony.
Ebook Central

Cheung, Gary Ka-wai. Hong Kong's Watershed the 1967 Riots,
Hong Kong University Press, 2009,
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757 C46179 2009
Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots is the first English book that provides an account and critical analysis of the disturbances based on declassified files from the British government and recollection by key players during the events.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Hampton, Mark. Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97
Manchester University Press, 2016.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
his book examines the British cultural engagement with Hong Kong in the second half of the twentieth century. It shows how the territory fit unusually within Britain's decolonisation narratives and served as an occasional foil for examining Britain's own culture during a period of perceived stagnation and decline.
EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection

Ingram, Mike. Hong Kong a Cultural History.,
Oxford University Press, 2007,
Call # book Central DS796.H757I54 2007
Hong Kong has always been something of an anomaly, and an outpost of empire, whether British or Chinese. Once described as a barren island, the former fishing community has been transformed by its own economic miracle into one of Asia's World Cities, taking in its stride the territory's 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty. Beneath the surface of Hong Kong's clichéd self-image as Pearl of the Orient and Shopping Paradise, Michael Ingham reveals a city rich in history, myth, and cultural diversity.
Ebook Central

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Roberts, Priscilla, and John M. Carroll. Hong Kong in the Cold War.,
Hong Kong University Press, 2016,
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757.H664 2016
The Cold War was a distinct and crucial period in Hong Kong's evolution and in its relations with China and the rest of the world. Hong Kong was a window through which the West could monitor what was happening in China and an outlet that China could use to keep in touch with the outside world.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Sinn, Elizabeth. Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong University Press, 2013,
Call # Ebook Central F865 .S56 2013
During the nineteenth century tens of thousands of Chinese men and women crossed the Pacific to work, trade, and settle in California. Drawn initially by the gold rush, they took with them skills and goods and a view of the world which, though still Chinese, was transformed by their long journeys back and forth. They in turn transformed Hong Kong, their main point of embarkation, from a struggling infant colony into a prosperous international port and the cultural center of a far-ranging Chinese diaspora.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Siu, Helen F., and Agnes S. M. Ku. Hong Kong Mobile Making a Global Population,
Hong Kong University Press, 2008,
Call # Ebook Central HB3657.A3 H67 2008
In this interdisciplinary study, the authors argue that Hong Kong must develop and strengthen the mobility, broadly defi ned, of its population.This is at the heart of its need to face the challenges from a changing global environment.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Tsang, Steve Yui-Sang. A Modern History of Hong Kong,
I.B.Tauris, 2003.
Call # EBSCOHost History Reference Center
This major new history of Hong Kong tells the story of how a cluster of remote fishing villages grew into an icon of capitalism.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Welsh, Frank. A Borrowed Place: the History of Hong Kong,
Kodansha International, 1993,
Call # Atlanta DS796 .H757 W45 1993
A sweeping history of Hong Kong, Britain's last colony, documents court intrigues of London and Peking, the heyday of the British Empire, economic development, its role as a refuge from mainland Chinese communism, and the 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty.
http://books.google.com

Wing, Sang. Collaborative Colonial Power the Making of the Hong Kong Chinese,
Hong Kong University Press, 2009.
Call # Ebook Central DS796.H75.L39 2009
Wing Sang provides an alternative lens for looking into Hong Kong's history by breaking away for the usual colonial and nationalist interpretations. Drawing on both English and Chinese sources, he argues that, from the early colonial era, colonial power has been extensively shared between colonizers and the Chinese who chose to work with them.
http://books.google.com

Preventing Crowd Violence

Captain Elliot and the Founding of Hong Kong

Hong Kong: A Modern History

Hong Kong A Cultural History

Moral Protest

People's History of Protest

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Protests, Riots, and Demonstrations

Cable, Jonathan. Protest Campaigns, Media and Political Opportunities,
Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016.
Call # Atlanta HM883 .C34 2016
The book takes an in-depth look at three different protest groups including a community campaign, environmental direct action activists, and a mass demonstration. It offers a broad perspective of each group through a comprehensive combination of insider stories from activists, the author's own involvement with one group, newspaper coverage, each group's social media, websites and leaflets, and government documents.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Clement, Matt. A People's History of Riots, Protest and the Law: The Sound of the Crowd,
Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Call # Atlanta HV6474 .C54 2016
Beginning with struggles for democracy and control of the state in Athens and ancient Rome, this book traces the common threads of resistance through the Middle Ages in Europe and into the modern age. As classes change so does the composition of the protestors and the goals of their movements; the one common factor being how groups can mobilise to resist unbearable oppression, thereby developing a crowd consciousness that widens their political horizons and demonstrates the possibility of overthrowing the existing order. To appreciate the roots and motivations of these so-called deviants the author argues that we need to listen to the sound of the crowd.
http://books.google.com

Flett, Keith. A History of Riots,
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
Call # Ebook Central HV6474.H57 2015
Many historians had thought that riots were a method of protest and revolt which had given way to more organised forms of expression, from trade unions to political parties, during the course of the nineteenth century. Events have proven this idea to be incorrect. Riots still take place around the world on a regular basis. The contributors to A History of Riots probe various aspects of riots in order to examine the historical issues and concerns that motivate them and dictate their course and to better understand why they take place in the current day.
http://books.google.com

Gerbaudo, Paolo. The Mask and the Flag: Populism, Citizenism and Global Protest,
Oxford University Press, 2017.
Call # Atlanta HN18.3 .G465 2017
From the Arab Spring to the Spanish Indignados, from Occupy Wall Street in New York to Nuit Debout in Paris, contemporary protest bears the mark of citizenism, a libertarian and participatory brand of populism which appeals to ordinary citizens outraged at the arrogance of political and financial elites in the wake of the Great Recession. This book draws on 140 interviews with activists and participants in occupations and demonstrations to explore the new politics nurtured by the 'movement of the squares' of 2011-16 and its reflection of an exceptional phase of crisis and social transformation.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Jasper, James. The Art of Moral Protest: Culture, Biography, and Creativity in Social Movements,
University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Call # Ebook Central HN17.5 .J37 1997
In The Art of Moral Protest, James Jasper integrates diverse examples of protest - from nineteenth-century boycotts to recent antinuclear, animal-rights, and environmental movements - into a distinctive new understanding of how social movements operate. Jasper highlights their creativity, not only in forging new morals but in adopting courses of action and inventing organizational forms. The work examines the role of individuals, both as lone protesters and as key decision-makers, and it emphasizes the open-ended nature of strategic choices as protesters, their opponents, their allies, and the government respond to each other's actions.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Lowenstein, Frank, et al. Voices of Protest: Documents of Courage and Dissent,
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2007.
Call # JC328.3 .V65 2007
Voices of Protest' contains a collection of documents of protest, including more than 500 essays, letters, articles, court decisions, song lyrics, press photographs, cartoons & more, that explores the history & undeniable power of social, political & religious dissent worldwide & throughout history.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Madensen, Tamara, and Johannes Knutsson. Preventing Crowd Violence,
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
rom jubilant sports fans celebrating a victory to angry political protestors, crowds create volatile situations that can all too often result in violence or property destruction. Preventing Crowd Violence offers a lucid examination of crowd behavior and of law enforcement tactics designed to deescalate tensions and promote cooperative interactions.
http://books.google.com

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Nassauer, Anne. Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and Other Surprising Outcomes,
Oxford University Press, 2019.
Call # Atlanta HM883 .N37 2019
In Situational Breakdowns, Anne Nassauer demonstrates that when routines break down, surprising outcomes often emerge. Focusing on detailed accounts of peaceful and violent protests from the 1960s until 2010, violent uprisings such as Ferguson 2014, and armed store robberies caught on CCTV, Nassauer argues that by systematically looking at the way situations unfold, clear patterns can be identified for how and why routine interactions break down. Employing over 1,000 visual recordings, documentary sources, interviews with participants, and participant observation with police, she shows which factors can draw us into violent situations and discusses how and why we make uncommon individual and collective decisions.
http://books.google.com

Pritchard, David, and Francis J. Pakes. Riot, Unrest and Protest on the Global Stage,
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Call # Atlanta HV6474 .R56 2014
Riots accompany major social transformations. In a time characterised by neo-liberalism, globalisation and shifting global power balances, riots serve as frequent reminders of this state of affairs. In this collection, leading international scholars consider how the 'stage' of unrest has altered profoundly, exploring the changing dynamics, interpretation and global potency of unrest.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Ruiz, Pollyanna. Articulating Dissent: Protest and the Public Sphere,
Pluto Press, 2014.
Call # Atlanta HN18.3 .R85 2014
Argues that such protest groups are dismissed in the mainstream for not articulating a 'unified position' and explores the way in which contemporary protesters stemming from different traditions maintain solidarity.
http://gillfind.gsu.edu

Todd, Malcolm J., and Gary Taylor. Democracy and Participation: Popular Protest and New Social Movements,
Merlin, 2004.
Call # Atlanta JA76 .T63 2004
This collection tackles issues, themes and debates in the study of protest, democracy and the role of new social movements in the 2000s. The contributors introduce case studies of social movements concerned with women's rights, ethnicity and 'race', mental health, peace and anti-privatisation. They also explore issues of youth and political involvement, free speech, unemployment and the role of voluntary and community groups in challenging traditional perspectives on democracy.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

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In 1997, the United Kingdom handed its colony, Hong Kong, a prosperous peninsula on China's southern coast, over to China. China pledged to maintain British law, democracy, and private enterprise for fifty years in its new special administrative region. This is called One Country Two Systems.

Can One Country Two Systems last until 2047, and beyond? That is an open question. Protestors who have been demonstrating in Hong Kong's streets for nearly six months don't think so. Their five demands are...

One Country Two Systems? The display logo

  • Suspension of the extradition law that would have sent criminals to mainland China. DEMAND MET

  • Those in power not characterizing the protestors as rioters.

  • Investigation of police brutality.

  • Release of protestors from custody and amnesty for all protestors.

  • Universal suffrage, and being able to elect Hong Kong's Chief Executive.

The protestors, however, are NOT NONVIOLENT. Though their demands seem to place them on the right side of history, they have destroyed property, and attacked Mandarin speakers and mainland Chinese.

This displahy covers the Hong Kong's history, the protests and their background, general information about Hong Kong, and also includes some primary source material and news sites. A current topic like this moves daily, but hopefully this guide page and display will help the GSU Perimeter College Community make sense of the Hong Kong demonstrations.

CIA World Fact Book map showing Hong Kong in China


Hong Kong: Geography, Culture, and Background

Agee, Amanda., and Airphoto International Ltd. HongKong,
Chartwell Books, 1988.
Call # DS796.H74 H66
The life, people, scenery of the Far East city is captured in colored photographs and brief texts.
http://www.amazon.com

Clarke, David. Reclaimed Land Hong Kong in Transition,
Hong Kong University Press, 2002.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection,
This is an extraordinary and original way of telling the story of those years, and of examining the forces and phenomena behind that story. It can be enjoyed for its photography, considered as an excitingly different way of recording history, and read as a profound reflection on a city foreseeing and then experiencing an historical transformation.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Meyer, David R. Hong Kong as a Global Metropolis,
Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757 M48 2000
David Meyer traces Hong Kong's history from its foundations to its handover to China in 1997. Throughout this period, Hong Kong has been pivotal as a meeting place of Chinese and foreign social networks. The author is optimistic for its future, challenging those who predict its decline under Chinese rule.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu


United States Central Intelligence Agency
"Hong Kong." CIA World Fact Book
United States Central Intelligence Agency, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/hk.html

Click the plus signs to read a thumbnail descriptions about Hong Kong's history, government, economy, flag and more. Also includes readable maps and a picture of the special administrative district's flag.
Eileen H. Kramer

Vickers, Clare, and Vickie Chan. Hong Kong: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture,
Kuperard, 2017,
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
isitors marvel at Hong Kong's breathtaking location, its amazing architecture, its exciting shopping, and its fine dining. And yet it is a land of opposites—of order juxtaposed with chaos, of ancient etiquette and seemingly abrupt manners, a place where rich and poor live in close proximity. Culturally, Hong Kong is rooted in the traditions of China, but there is more than a patina of Westernization. And despite stiff competition, it remains the principal international financial center in China. Hong Kong has more holidays than anywhere in the world, and most are celebrated in the streets or parks. Culture Smart! Hong Kong introduces the reader to this vibrant, multifaceted society. It provides helpful advice and cultural insights on business practice and social etiquette.
http://books.google.com

Wolf, Michael et. al. Thames & Hudson, 2005.
Call # DS796.H75 W65
This visual journey takes us through the narrow streets and broad cityscapes of one of the most heavily populated corners of the globe. Yet it is also an insight into a peculiarly unpopulated place, inhabited only by the traces of city dwellers. The dense architecture and dark black alleys of Hong Kong are home to strangely animated objects that at first glance appear to be the random detritus of the manmade world. But under the close scrutiny of Michael Wolf's photographic eye, these articles become fascinating installation pieces, while the abstract patterns on high-rise blocks reveal the beauty and order that underlie the city's apparent chaos. Wolf's photographs reflect a deft combination of Western aesthetic formalism and Eastern wabi-sabi. The accompanying texts explore the choices people make of lifestyle, forms, functions, identity and design, as well as the notion of Hong Kong as a brand.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

World Trade Press. Hong Kong Society & Culture,
2nd ed., World Trade Press, 2010.
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H75 W67 2010
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Hong Kong will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Hong Kong, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

World Travel Hong Kong   Hong Kong World Travel

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Hong Kong Protests: The Latest News

"hong kong." (sic)
Foreign Policy
The FP Group
https://foreignpolicy.com/?s=hong+kong

In-depth articles about the recent Hong Kong protests, and historical background about the country from older articles.
Eileen H. Kramer


"Hong Kong"
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)
South China Morning Post
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong
This Hong Kong based paper, offers detailed, credible, and nuanced, and current coverage of the protests.
Eileen H. Kramer

Hong Kong Protests
The Age, (Melbourne, Australia)
https://www.theage.com.au/topic/hong-kong-protests-1n22
Daily coverage of the protests in Hong Kong with an Australian point of view. Articles are readable and of reasonable length, and there is no apparent paywall.
Eileen H. Kramer


Hong Kong Protests
BBC (United Kingdom)
British Broadcasting Corporation
https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c95yz8vxvy8t/hong-kong-anti-government-protests
Up to the minute coverage of the Hong Kong protests. Note: time stamps on articles are four to five hours ahead of Eastern time.
Eileen H. Kramer

"Hong Kong Proests & Demonstrations"
News and Newspapers (GSU Library Database)
ProQuest
https://search.proquest.com/search/1647648?accountid=11226
The latest articles on the HongKong protests from the world's newspapers.
Eileen H. Kramer

"How an Extradition Bill Became a Red Line for Hong Kongers"
Foreign Policy,
The FP Group
https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/06/14/
how-an-extradition-bill-became-a-red-line-for-hong-kongers/

he mass protests in Hong Kong in recent weeks have focused largely on one thing: an extradition bill that would send lawbreakers to face trial in mainland China. But the issue is emblematic of a broader trend that worries many Hong Kongers: China’s steady erosion of civil rights in the territory. When the United Kingdom handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, Beijing pledged to allow the region relative freedom and independence for 50 years. To most China experts, that promise seems no longer credible.
https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/06/14/
how-an-extradition-bill-became-a-red-line-for-hong-kongers/

Vincent, Danny et. al.
"Hong Kong protesters on storming of the Legislative Council."
BBC, (United Kingdom)
British Broadcasting Corporation
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/
stories-49157807/hong-kong-protesters-on-
storming-of-the-legislative-council

Thousands of young people have demonstrated for eight straight weeks on the streets of Hong Kong. Weekly protests frequently escalate into heated street battles between demonstrators and the police. Protesters are demanding the complete withdrawal of the extradition bill, the implementation of full democracy in Hong Kong and amnesty for all protesters arrested.
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/
stories-49157807/hong-kong-protesters-on-
storming-of-the-legislative-council

Hong Kong's Watershed Riots: The 1967 Protests   Challenge of Hong Kong's Integration with China

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Hong Kong Protests: Primary Sources

"Hong Kong."
People's Daily (Beijing, China), (English)
http://en.people.cn/index.html

Search Hong Kong, and see what the Chinsese government's mouthpiece has to say. The Chinese government is behind these articles, so they are clearly biased, still it is interesting to read news about Hong Kong from the Chinese of view.
Eileen H. Kramer

Hong Kong Democratic Movement, (English)
Hong Kong Democratic Movement
https://tl.hkrev.info/en/
The Hong Kong protesters' semi-official web site. Features an animated video stating their five demands. Offers press conferences in Chinese nad a detailed timeline of the protests in English.
Eileen H. Kramer

The Hong Kong Free Press,
Hong Kong Free Press,
https://www.hongkongfp.com/
Hong Kong Free Press is a non-profit English language news source seeking to unite critical voices. Free and independent, HKFP launched in 2015 amid rising concerns over declining press freedom in Hong Kong and during an important time in the city’s constitutional development.
https://www.hongkongfp.com/

To Get Rich is Glorious  

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1997 Hong Kong Handover to China

Bray, Dennis. Hong Kong Metamorphosis,
Hong Kong University Press, 2001.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
The story is told as an autobiography, from growing up in China to the occasional brief occupation of the Governor's seat. In the early days, 'administration' was rather a grand word to describe the daily grappling with novel problems never before encountered.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Chan, Ming K. The Challenge of Hong Kong's Reintegration with China,
Hong Kong University Press, 1997.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
The seven essays in this volume address some of the critical issues underlining the process of Hong Kong's reintegration with China. In reviewing the drastic changes in Hong Kong since the mid-1980s, the authors provide multi-disciplinary perspectives toarticulate the major institutions and forces that shape the interaction between Beijing and Hong Kong and help to define the challenges ahead.
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Chang, David W., and Richard Y. Chuang. The Politics of Hong Kong's Reversion to China,
St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Call # DS796.H757 C44
To effect a successful transition when Hong Kong was reunited with China on July 1, 1997, Britain and China negotiated for years, each claiming to pursue the best interests of Hong Kong but each in reality pursuing its own advantage. However, the passionate Hong Kong response to the Tiananmen Square incident forced the British and the Chinese to realize that the people of Hong Kong would no longer passively accept what another country determined was best for it.
http://books.google.com

Films Media Group, film distributor, and Journeyman Pictures. Lessons in Dissent,
Journeyman Pictures (Firm), 2016.
Call # Films on Demand
Since 2012, schoolboy Joshua Wong [oshua Wong is now a leading figure in the 2019 protests.] has been fighting government rights abuses in Hong Kong. We're revisiting this 2014 report, which follows his fight for democracy in the face of the Chinese Communist Party.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Ghai, Yash P. Hong Kong's New Constitutional Order the Resumption of Chinese Sovereignty and the Basic Law,
2nd ed., Hong Kong University Press, 1999.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
This is the first systematic analysis of the constitutional, legal, economic, social and political systems of Hong Kong as a special administrative region of China. It examines the Basic Law against its historical and socio-economic contexts, including its international and domestic foundations, and the loss and the resumption of sovereignty by China. The author offers a conceptualization of the Basic Law and locates it within China's constitutional, political and legal systems.
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Hamilton, Gary G. Cosmopolitan Capitalists: Hong Kong and the Chinese Diaspora at the End of the 20th Century, Seattle,
University of Washington Press, 1999.
Call # EBSCOHost eBook Collection
In the past 150 years as a British colony, Hong Kong had changed from a barely inhabitable colonial entrepot to one of the world's leading financial and industrial centers. Cut off from China for nearly 40 years following World War II and now faced with the dilemma of a new social and economic order under Chinese law, many Hong Kongers uprooted themselves and moved to a new country; others decided to stay; but a great many chose to maintain their lives and livelihoods in Hong Kong, while spreading their assets and their family members around the world.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Kemenade, Willem van., and Diane. Webb. China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Inc.,
Knopf, 1997,
Call # DS706 .K4613 1997
iscusses the economic and political ramifications from the planned reunification of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China.
Source

Colonial Hong Kong and Mainland China   Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

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Lee, Eliza W. Y. Public Policymaking in Hong Kong Civic Engagement and State-Society Relations in a Semi-Democracy,
Routledge, 2013.
Call # Ebook Central JQ1539.5.A92 L44 2013
his book discusses civic engagement and public policymaking in postcolonial Hong Kong. Utilizing case studies of citizens' advisory committees involving four policy areas - urban planning, social welfare policy, environmental protection, and arts and culture policy - it examines the interaction between the state and civil society, and explores how far the state opens up its policy process for citizens' participation
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Lee, Pui-tak. Colonial Hong Kong and Modern China Interaction and Reintegration,
Hong Kong University Press, 2005.
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757 C65 2005
The evolution of Hong Kong, as a British colony and now a Special Administrative Region at China's door step, has always been inextricably intertwined with the situation in China. This relationship is examined through various perspectives in this volume.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Li, Jinquan. Global Media Spectacle News War over Hong Kong,
tate University of New York Press, 2002.
Call # Ebook Central PN4781 .G56 2002
Focusing on the global media coverage of Hong Kong s transfer from Britain to China, Global Media Spectacle explores how the world media plan, operate, compete, and produce a historical record during significant global events.
http://books.google.com

McGurn, William. Perfidious Albion: the Abandonment of Hong Kong, 1997.
Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1992,
Call # DS796.H757 M35
When Britain agreed to hand over Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China come 1997, officials explained that the colony had nothing to worry about: China was reforming and would allow Hong Kong to continue its dynamic capitalist ways; besides, Britain was going to leave its prize possession with a representative government up and working well beforehand. But the brain drain that started shortly thereafter--only compounded by the brutal crackdown in Tiananmen Square--makes it clear that Hong Kong people trust in neither Chinese nor British promises.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Rafferty, Kevin. City on the Rocks: Hong Kong's Uncertain Future,
Viking, 1990.
Call # DS796.H7 R3457
Explores Hong Kong's history and culture in detail, profiling the powers behind Hong Kong's business and political worlds.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Ran, Hai. Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong the Countdown of Time,
Routledge, 2010.
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757 R455 2010
This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in part through its reunification with Hong Kong
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Segal Gerald. The Fate of Hong Kong,
1st U.S. ed., St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Call # DS796.H757 S46 1993
When Hong Kong reverts to China in 1997, will the colony pull China closer to the international market? Or will China strangle Hong Kong in its Communist net? Pacific Review editor Segal uses ample documentation to explore China's two-sided relationship with Hong Kong.
http://www.bookverdict.com

Hong Kong: Collaborative Colonial Power   Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong

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Torrens, Nick, et al. The Men Who Would Conquer China,
Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Call # Kanopy Streaming
In this astonishingly candid documentary, wealthy Hong Kong entrepreneur Vincent Lee...[partners with]...Mart Bakal, a millionaire New York banker with global know-how (and a fine sense of comic timing). "The odd couple" as Vincent calls them, are on a quest to make their fortunes by snapping up cheaply the perfect run-down state enterprises.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Torrens, Nick, et al. To Get Rich Is Glorious,
Kanophy Streaming 2014,
Call # Kanopy Streaming
In this astonishingly candid documentary, wealthy Hong Kong entrepreneur Vincent Lee takes us on an emotional journey during the former colonys historic reunification with China. Vincent opens up his world of influence, his successful business strategies, his dilemmas and his fears.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Wacks, Raymond. The New Legal Order in Hong Kong,
Hong Kong University Press, 1999.
Call # EBSCOHost eBook Collection
The 21 essays in this important new collection consider these, and many other, questions. The first part examines several problems that lie at the heart of the Basic Law's promise of legal continuity. Hong Kong's economic order and its legal buttresses are analysed in Part 2, while the essays in Part 3 trace the shifts in social values as reflected both in Chinese and Hong Kong law.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Yiu-chung Wong, et al. "One Country, Two Systems" in Crisis : Hong Kong's Transformation since the Handover,
First paperback ed., Lexington Books, 2008.
Call # Ebook Central DS796 .H757 .O54 2008
One Country, Two Systems' in Crisis elucidates how China's intervention in Hong Kong after the British handover in 1984 has curtailed Hong Kong's civil liberties; how freedom of speech is at the mercy of the government; and how deception has turned the 'Pearl of the Orient' into the rubber stamp of the Chinese Communist Party.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Young, Simon N. M., et al. Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive,
ong Kong University Press, 2010.
Call # EBSCOHost Academic eBook Collection
his book is a critical study of the system used to elect Hong Kong's most powerful political leader. Following a historical, empirical and legal examination of the system, the book provides constructive ideas on how the existing system can be developed into one based on universal suffrage and consistent with other constitutional principles and values.
http://gilfind.gsu.edu

Yu, Gu. Hong Kong's Legislature under China's Sovereignty 1998-2013,
Brill Nijhoff, 2015.
Call # Ebook Central
In Hong Kong's Legislature Under China's Sovereignty: 1998-2013 Dr Gu Yu thoroughly analyses how Hong Kong’s legislature has impacted the law-making process as well as the financial control and supervision of the executive branch of the government.
http://books.google.com

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Hong Kong Metomorphosis   Hong Kong's New Constitutional Order

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