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Evan Kindley

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

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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