By: Goll, Iwan. Illustrated by Fernand Leger. Cover art by Hans Blanke.
Dresden, Rudolf Kaemmerer Verlag. Printer: Petzschke & Gretschel: 1920
Seller ID: 004682
Binding: Paper pasted onto boards
Condition: Very Good
Small 4to. 22.5 by 19 cm. 42 pp. This is a work interesting from a number of angles: it is evidence of the unique spell Chaplin cast on society, setting him apart from any other movie actor of the day; it signals an early acceptance of film as an artistic medium; it represents a convergence and blurring of high and lowbrow culture of the day; it is a foray by Leger into book production and a fun, accessible application of his form of cubism. Goll (1891-1950) was a Franco-German poet, born in Lorraine, who wrote in both languages and had close social and collaborative ties with many Expr... View More...