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Parallel botany

Leo LIONNI

Parallel botany

by Leo LIONNI

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Published by Alfred Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Leo Lionni ; translated by Patrick Creagh.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,181p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19664330M

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This book is unique and arguably the last, and the only, word on the subject of parallel botany. Some consider it hilarious, others a mere spoof, but certainly it is more than that, for Mr. Lionni expended considerable effort and time to document this imaginary segment of the plant kingdom.5/5(3).

This book is unique and arguably the last, and the only, word on the subject of parallel botany. Some consider it hilarious, others a mere spoof, but certainly it is more than that, for Mr. Lionni expended considerable effort and time to document this imaginary segment Parallel botany book the plant kingdom.5/5(3).

Parallel Botany book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first full-scale guide to the world of parallel plants - a vast, /5.

Parallel Botany is the study of an elusive vegetal kingdom of parallel plants, "unconstrained by any known laws of nature." "Motionless, imperishable, isolated in an imaginary void," they are primarily characterized by matterlessness or, as the scholars would have it, "paramateriality"--a.

PARALLEL BOTANY User Review - Kirkus. What Linnaeus overlooked Lionni has undertaken, teasing a new academic discipline out of his wily imagination. Parallel Botany is the study of an elusive vegetal kingdom of parallel plants Read full review4/5(1).

Lesser known is Parallel botany book book for adults: Parallel Botany (). Far from his parable of Little Blue and Little Yellow, Parallel Botany has been compared to such esoteric texts as Luigi Serafini’s asemic encyclopedia The Codex Seraphinianus () and Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities (), a fabricated explorer’s narrative.

In his book Un autre jardin 7 Dulieu first asks himself the question: What is it that distinguishes the parallel plants from the supposedly real plants of normal botany.

For him there are clearly two levels, or perhaps even two types, of what is real, one on this side and one on the other side of the hedge. This book is unique and arguably the last, and the only, word on the subject of parallel botany.

Some consider it hilarious, others a mere spoof, but certainly it is more than that, for Mr. Lionni expended considerable effort and time to document this imaginary segment of the plant kingdom.5/5.

Get this from a library. Parallel botany. [Leo Lionni] -- "Leo Lionni here presents [an] imaginary plant kingdom. Lionni marshals all the facts, all the fabulous lore and scholarship surrounding parallel plants And, too, he provides his own.

Botany. Watson, Sereno, Eaton, Daniel Cady, United States. Geological Exploration of the 40th Parallel. Publication Details. Washington,Govt. Print. Off., Holding Institution If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information.

Leaves Often parallel-veined. Generally net-veined. 4 • Botany Basics—Chapter 1 Botany terminology Anther—The pollen sac on a male flower. Apex—The tip of a shoot or root. Apical dominance—The tendency of an apical bud to produce hormones that suppress growth of buds below it on.

Parallel Botany, unlike its subject matter, is a real book, although now out of print and difficult to find, and is one of the most creative and amusing books ever written in the field of botany.

It is also the authoritative work on parallel plants. Parallel botany by Leo LIONNI, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and es: Browse Pages.

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