Evan Kindley

Evan Kindley teaches at Claremont McKenna College, California and is an editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Ismism: Modernist Magazines

Evan Kindley, 23 January 2014

In 1888 the Folies-Bergère presented a play called Presse-Ballet, featuring a cast of dancing newspapers and magazines. ‘Le Figaro, Gil Blas, L’Evénement and Le Gaulois danced a quadrille before the public,’ Diana Schiau-Botea writes,

followed by a ‘pas mime’ (dance mime) performed by La Gazette des tribunaux, La Vie parisienne, Le Fashionable and Le...

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