"Butterfly" Print

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"Butterfly" Print

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"I was a flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes." - James Joyce

Think James Joyce wrote Ulysses as an intellectual exercise designed to torture English majors? I appeal to you to re-read Molly Bloom's soliloquy, which in this illustration form the wings of a butterfly emerging from a cocoon. The additional details of the illustration (the body, hindwings and the cocoon below) are formed from the dominant word in the monologue, "yes."

The Bibliophilia series was inspired by an obsession with the underlined passages in our favorite books. This structured, sturdy tote fits the essentials and includes a roomy interior pocket so you don’t have dig for your cellphone and keys.

• 13x19 inches with white border
• Heavy, premium 270 gsm archival paper
• Matte, slightly textured finish
Original artwork by Obvious State, not endorsed by or affiliated with the attributed author. All applicable rights reserved.

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