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Posts tagged "handwriting"
Jun 26, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
A draft of Henri Cole’s “Free Dirt,” which originally appeared in The Paris Review issue 205 (Summer 2013). “In truth, I’m still slightly embarrassed to say, I am a poet. I’d rather say, I make poems.”
That’s some nice handwriting right there.
May 17, 2014
That lettering at the top of Erik Satie’s manuscript is pretty punk rock.
May 02, 2014
With the advent of computers everything has become more and more conceptual and we’ve lost touch with the realm of the tactile. Calligraphy is a way of getting back in touch…
Nov 08, 2013
Strange, Beautiful Images from Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’
In the new book Cabinet of Curiosities (out now via Harper), visionary Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro presents — according to the volume’s subtitle — “My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions.” In other words, the books offers the rare opportunity for an all-access peek into the working methods of the acclaimed moviemaker. The lavishly illustrated coffee-table book pulls from Del Toro’s notebooks, drawings, journals, behind-the-scenes photos, and more. Preview a few of its remarkable pages below.
Chapter four of Show Your Work!: “Open up your cabinet of curiosities.”
Oct 22, 2013
Oct 11, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
A manuscript page from Anita Brookner’s novel Family and Friends.
Lovely. When asked why she decided to write a novel after writing non-fiction, she said she was “literally trying my hand.”
Filed under: handwriting
Jul 06, 2013
Feb 03, 2013
Cover for James Joyce’s Ulysses by Peter Mendelsund
he was covered in the detritus of his work
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