LE SUJOBJET A QUINZE HEURES – 2009
Poem by EUGENE JOLAS (1893-1952)
4 colour etchings by CLAIRE ILLOUZ.
Embossed cover, and text printed in letterpress, by Sergent Fulbert.
Edition of 35, on Moulin du Chêne paper.
Dimensions of the box: 10 x 6 ½ x 1 in.
Through his work as a journalist, Jolas soon became obsessed with the problem of the power of words. The choices he made as an editor of TRANSITION, and particularly his own poetry, are vivid illustrations of his passionate quest for a new language.