The Arcades Project - Chapter 2, Exposes Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, Exposes Summary and Analysis

There are a number of features about this book that are unusual. One is its size. Another is the diverse set of fonts mentioned previously. The fonts are used within a given konvolute. After the Introduction comes the face page for Exposes. There are two of these. Both express that Paris, France is viewed internationally as "thee" capital of Europe, culturally, of the 19th century. The author provides an exposes dated 1935 and another dated 1939. He intimates at the time difference by including two short pieces of poetry translated into English. One has an East Asian source whereas the other is French. Expose 1935 has 6 Parts, each headed up by a Roman numeral. The arcades emerged in the late 1830s. They were the result of a few factors. One of these was the boom in the textile industry for France. Another...

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