Chanson Dada: Tristan Tzara Selected Poems by Lee HarwoodChanson Dada: Tristan Tzara Selected Poems by Lee Harwood

Chanson Dada: Tristan Tzara Selected Poems

byLee Harwood, Tristin Tzara

Paperback | December 24, 2005

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Chanson Dada contains all the poems of legendary Dada poet Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) translated by English poet Lee Harwood. Translated as a labor of love over a ten year period the poems encompass the full range of Tzara's works, the results of which have brought Tzara's poetry to life for English language readers for over 25 years. Completely revised, updated edition of this classic survey.
Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) was the legendary and prolific poet, playwright, founder of Dada, and on and off again collaborator of Breton's Surrealist group.Translator Lee Harwood is widely regarded as one of the finest poets working in Britain today. Widely anthologized, over 20 volumes of his poetry has been published to date, includin...
Title:Chanson Dada: Tristan Tzara Selected PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.12 × 6.12 × 0.36 inPublished:December 24, 2005Publisher:Commonwealth Books, Black WidowLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0976844907

ISBN - 13:9780976844907


Table of Contents

1 evening
2 Cosmic Realities Vanilla Tobacco Dawnings
3 The Dada Review
4 The Jugglers
5 The Seaman
6 from Circus
7 total circuit by the moon and colour
8 the death of guillaume apollinaire
9 from cinema calendar of the abstract heart
10 maison flac
11 railway station
12 the white leprous giant in the countryside
13 the great lament over my obscurity
14 drugstore-conscience
15 small town in siberia
16 instant our brother
17 glass to pass through peaceful
18 retreat
19 springtime
20 notes
21 dada song
22 on a sun-ripple
23 vegetable swallow
24 around
25 the condemned
26 from Mr AA the antiphilosopher
27 landscapes and accidents
28 Way
29 Approach
30 Volt
31 Rule
32 Palm Grove
33 from The Approximate Man
34 from budding traps
35 from where the wolves drink
36 from the well-digger of looks
37 from night summary
38 on the road of sea stars
39 from the inner face
40 ambling along
41 acceptance of spring
42 from strays
43 For Robert Desno
44 on account
45 without striking a blow
46 from the destroyed days
47 the weight of the world
48 from Good Time
49 Full Gas
50 end of summer
51 Sources
52 dada / My Heart Belongs to Dada
53 Bibliography of Tristan Tzara: Books published 1916-1982
54 Acknowledgements

Editorial Reviews

On the prior edition: "Selected Poems of Tristan Tzara, translated by Lee Harwood, is the best collection of poems by the leader of Dada to have appeared in this country. Harwood has caught nicely this poet's blend of irony. Black humour and lyricism.