Shalabar Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Teige used typography and photomontage to create lasting images of the moves which are now printed in many editions of the book. For more guidance, see Wikipedia: Most of these intellectuals had a zest for revolution and professed their allegiance to Lenin. He began writing in his teenage years while he was still interested in music.
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Illustrated with 25 black and white photomontages. Its frequent reproduction in exhibition catalogues and scholarly articles has made it a key symbol of Devetsil ca.
The book consists of a series of rhymed quatrains by Devetsil poet Vitezslav Nezval, titled and ordered according to the letters of the Latin alphabet. The project to create a new alphabet epitomizes the proselytizing attitude of avant-gardists in various fields in the years after World War I.
From Dada poetry to Constructivist architecture and design, from calls to overhaul theater to revolutions in literary theory, a panoply of experiments took the alphabet as their model or target and disclosed the potency of this elementary linguistic structure as a trope for creative renewal and social revolution. With its large print, childlike verses, and an instructional sequence that matches a single letter in text and image on every page spread, Alphabet presents itself as the class reader for that internationally sponsored course in universal reeducation.
Design by Karel Teige. Photographs by Karel Paspa. Prague: J. Otto, Quarto x mm , original printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly soiled, minute archival repairs at head and tail of spine. An exceptionally good copy, particularly rare in this condition.
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