Enrico Pranpolini

Stavrogin’s confession

by Feodor Destoyevsky · trans: Avrahm Yarmolinsky

Introductory note


by John Crawford

A champion in the wilderness

by Robert Alden Sanborn

When The Soil, a radical magazine of art, first pricked through the cement crust of New York City, in December, 1916, there were perhaps a dozen friends who were enough interested to remain on hand and to see that the brash young greenling was not at once flattened under foot.

And the antipodes of unity

by Blaise Cendrars

Young man with spectacles

by Malcolm Cowley

I do not wish to describe his minor details : for example that he had blue or brown eyes and was somewhat under six feet tall, that he attended Harvard University (or Chicago), and that he was the only son of an unimportant lawyer in Pennsylvania or Nebraska.

The Lay of Maldoror

by Comte de Lautréamont · illustrations: John Rodker

Further Selections from Second Canto

The painters

by Roger Vitrac


Tatlin’s monument to the Third International

by Louis Lozowick

The æsthetic of the machine and mechanical introspection in art

by Enrico Prampolini