Sunday, December 18, 2011

Collage 621

Napoleon's troops have entered Moscow. He makes a proclamation urging the citizens to "Return with confidence to your dwellings: you will soon find ways to satisfy your needs! Craftsmen and labor-loving artisans! Go back to your handiwork." As if order could be restored with a proclamation...

Lucy Arrington
from page 497-498, volume 2 of original text
collage, ink
made 9/16/11
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 1004-1005

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