Click for larger version.

Richard Kostelanetz calls the image above, from László Moholy-Nagy’s “Vision in Motion,” “a masterpiece of graphic literary criticism.”

Not only did he understand Joyce’s extraordinary work better than anyone else writing at that time, but Moholy also provided a chart that, as it uses his favorite visual forms of the rectangular grid and circles, remains to this day the most succinct (and inspired) presentation of the Joycean technique of multiple references.

More on Moholy-Nagy: A few photos of his “Vision in Motion” book at Flickr. “The fiery stimulator” is a Guardian profile of Moholy-Nagy which calls him “the most inventive and engaging of all the Bauhaus artists.”