Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War (1913-1916) by Guillaume ApollinaireCalligrammes: Poems of Peace and War (1913-1916) by Guillaume Apollinaire

Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War (1913-1916)

byGuillaume ApollinaireTranslated byAnne Hyde GreetIntroduction byS. I. Lockerbie

Paperback | March 15, 2004

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A fully annotated, bilingual edition, Calligrammes is a key work not only in Apollinaire's own development but in the evolution of modern French poetry. Apollinaire--Roman by birth, Polish by name (Wilhelm-Apollinaris de Kostrowitski), Parisian by choice--died at thirty-eight in 1918. Nevertheless, he became one of the leading figures in twentieth-century poetry, a transitional figure whose work at once echoes the Symbolists and anticipates the work of the Surrealists.
Anne Hyde Greet is Professor of French, University of California, Santa Barbara, and translator of Apollinaire's Alcools (California, 1966). S. I. Lockerbie is Emeritus Professor of French, University of Stirling, Scotland.
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Title:Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War (1913-1916)Format:PaperbackDimensions:525 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.34 inPublished:March 15, 2004Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520242122

ISBN - 13:9780520242128

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ondes Waves
Etendards Banners
Case d'Armons Flutchel
Lueurs des Tirs Flash of Gunfire
Obus Couleur de Lune Moon-Colored Shells
La Tete Etoilee The Starry Head
Commentary
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"The reader new to Apollinaire will be led into the fascinating labyrinth, the specialist will find it both stimulating and invaluable as a work of reference. . . . This is an authoritative and complete edition and will remain so for a long time to come."--"Modern Language Review"