Alcools: Poems (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Alcools: Poems (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Guillaume Apollinaire


Alcools, first released in 1913 and one of many few vital books of 20th- century poetry, presents a key to the century’s background and cognizance. Champion of “cubism”, Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) models in verse the sonic identical of what Picasso accomplishes in his cubist works: simultaneity. Apollinaire has been so influential that with out him there could were no big apple institution of poetry and no Beat circulate. This new translation finds his complicated, attractive, and fully modern poetry. published with the unique French on dealing with pages, this is often the one model of this seminal paintings of French Modernism presently on hand within the usa.

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