FOR THE VOICE (1923)

2majakovskiVladimir Mayakovsky and El Lissitzky
Patricia Railing, Editor

The British Library
Published 2000  3 volumes in a slip case – OUT OF PRINT
ISBN 0 7123 46694 4
In the USA: The MIT Press – OUT OF PRINT

Volume 1 Facsimile Russian edition, 1923
ISBN 0 7123 4666 X

Volume 2  English translation by Peter France
Set in Lissitzky’s original layout by Martha Scotford
ISBN 0 7123 4667 8

Volume 3 Voices of Revolution – Collected Essays
Patricia Railing, Editor
Cover by Fré Ilgen
271 pp Numerous mono illus
ISBN 0 7123 4668 6

P. Railing, “A Revolutionary Spirit”
A Poet’s Voice in Russian and in English

David and Marisa Burliuk, “Mayakovsky Reads”
Vladimir Wolpert, “Remembering Mayakovsky”
El Lissitzky, “From An Interview”
Peter France, “Note on the Poems”
Peter France, “How Poetry is Made – Translator’s Notes”
Martha Scotford, “Notes on the Visual Translation of For the Voice

On the Poems

Vladimir Mayakovsky, “How Verses Are Made”, extract
Juliette Stapanian-Apkarian, “Modernist ‘Vision’ in the Poems of Mayakovsky”

On the Graphics

El Lissitzky, “Topography of Typography”
Barry Seldes, “Sensibilities for the New Man . Politics, Poets & Graphics”
Steven A. Mansbach, “A Universal Voice in Russian Berlin”
Victor Margolin, “El Lissitzky’s Berlin Graphics 1921-1923”
Kai-Uwe Hemken, “For the Voice and For the Eye –
Notes on the Aesthetics in For the Voice

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