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Printing Paris: The Route (Part 3)

Paris: a Poem (1919), employing a combination of traditional and modern printing techniques. The blog will feature small essays following her research on the poem and Mirrlees as she resets this forgotten masterwork. This essay is Part 3 of “Printing Paris: The Route.” You can find the first and second parts of the route plus an introduction to Hope Mirrlees, “Paris: A Poem,” and Shoshana Kessler’s project here.     RUE DE BEAUNE (12) In the seventh book of Wordsworth’s The... [more]
Posted by Shoshana Kessler on 8/30
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Printing Paris: The Route (Part 2)

Paris: a Poem (1919), employing a combination of traditional and modern printing techniques. The blog will feature small essays following her research on the poem and Mirrlees as she resets this forgotten masterwork. This essay is Part 2 of “Printing Paris: The Route.” You can find the first part of the route here, and an introduction to Hope Mirrlees, “Paris: A Poem,” and Shoshana Kessler’s project here.     CONCORDE (2) / TUILERIES (3) Using the poem as a map, we can make... [more]
Posted by Shoshana Kessler on 8/23
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Printing Paris: The Route (Part 1)

Paris: a Poem (1919), employing a combination of traditional and modern printing techniques. The blog will feature small essays following her research on the poem and Mirrlees as she resets this forgotten masterwork.     In her essay “Street Haunting,” Virginia Woolf notes the joy of the aesthetic stroll; an outwards facing wander throughout a city, concerned with “[t]he content of surfaces only.” This is the eye that capitalism preys upon—the Sohos and Saint Germains of the world.... [more]
Posted by Shoshana Kessler on 8/14
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Printing Paris: Exhuming a Modernist Masterpiece

Paris: a Poem (1919), employing a combination of traditional and modern printing techniques. The blog will feature small essays following her research on the poem and Mirrlees more generally.  On the corner of Boulevard Garibaldi and Rue Jean Daudin is a small café-bar called Zig Zag Café. It has over a thousand likes on Facebook, and no Twitter (not to be confused with @ParisZigZag, a Paris travel/recommendation site). Zig-Zag is a popular cigarette rolling paper brand, developed by... [more]
Posted by Shoshana Kessler on 7/13