From the Hidden Storehouse: Selected Poems by Benjamin PéretFrom the Hidden Storehouse: Selected Poems by Benjamin Péret

From the Hidden Storehouse: Selected Poems

byBenjamin PéretTranslated byKeith Hollaman

Paperback | December 15, 1981

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Luis Bunuel called Péret “the quintessential surrealist poet.” Benjamin Peret is a poet like no other. One of the original group of Surrealists, he seceded from Dada in 1924 and remained faithful to Surrealist principles until his death in 1959. His irreverence and incandescent imagination remain fresh and funny, and they are perfectly captured in this inspired, idomatic translation.
BENJAMINE PERET is a poet like no other. One of the original group of Surrealists, he seceded from Dada in 1924 (with his friends Breton, Aragon, and Soupault), and remained faithful to Surrealist principles until his death in 1959. His irreverence and incandescent imagination remain fresh and funny, and they are perfectly captured in ...
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Title:From the Hidden Storehouse: Selected PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.45 inPublished:December 15, 1981Publisher:OBERLIN COLLEGE PRESS

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Table of Contents

Introduction
from LE GRAN JEU (1928) (THE BIG GAME)
Tortured Girls
The Beauties of Heaven and Earth
Desperate Ardor
There Is Only One Wonder on Earth
Human Flesh
Toward the West
Jesus Was Talking to His Sister-in-Law
The Evolution of a Pretty Woman
I’ll Go How About You
26 Points to Specify
Memoirs of Benjamin Péret
The Language of the Saints
The Last Don Juan of the Night
Spilled Blood
The Odors of Love
from DE DERRIERE LES FAGOTS (1934) (FROM THE HIDDEN STOREHOUSE)
Face to Be Smacked
In the White of Their Eyes
To Sleep Standing Up
A Thousand Times
At the Back of Beyond
Post No Bills
To Pass the Time
A Millimeter Apart
He Didn’t Know What to Do with Himself
Decent Folk
Left Without Giving a Forwarding Address
Half a Fig Half a Grape
New Wine
Stale Bread
A Bunch of Carrots
Till Tomorrow
Halfway
Lend Me Your Pen
To Wash Your Hands
Warped
Ruminant
A Trumped-up Quarrel
Sleepless Nights
One More One Less
Arm in Arm
Badly Shaven
To Wait on the Street Corner
from JE NE MANGE PAS DE CE PAIN-LA (I WON’T STOOP TO THAT)
The Death of Mother Cognacq
Little Song of the Maimed
The Law Paul Boncour
Louis XVI Goes to the Guillotine
Joan of Arc
Hymn of the Patriotic War Veterans
The Eucharistic Congress of Chicago
Nungesser Und Coli Sind Verreckt
The Tour de France Bicycle Racer
from JE SUBLIME (1936) (I SUBLIMATE)
Wandering Around Lost
The Square of the Hypotenuse
Wink
Source
Hello
I’m Not Asleep
Talk to Me
To Wait
Listen
When Will It Be
Nebulous
from UN POINT C’EST TOUT (1947) (THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO IT)
A Couple of Words
To Be Continued
I Don’t Want To
Right Now
Monday
Always
Somebody’s Ringing
Where Are You