Selected Writings Of Michaux by Henri MichauxSelected Writings Of Michaux by Henri Michaux

Selected Writings Of Michaux

byHenri Michaux

Paperback | March 6, 1990

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This selection is from L’Espace du Dedans, which collected eight books of prose poems, sketches and free verse. Brilliantly translated by Richard Ellmann, Michaux asks readers to join him in a fantastic world of the imagination. It is a world where wry humor plays against horror––where Chaplin meets Kafka––a world of pure and rare invention.
Henri Michaux (1899–1984), born in Belgium, studied mysticism as a young man and traveled throughout South America and Asia before settling in Paris. He wrote more than twenty volumes of poetry and prose and showed paintings he created under the influence of mescaline. In 1965 he was awarded the French National Prize for Letters but re...
Title:Selected Writings Of MichauxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1 pages, 8.07 × 5.23 × 0.85 inPublished:March 6, 1990Publisher:WW Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811201058

ISBN - 13:9780811201056


Editorial Reviews

Michaux excels in making us feel... the strangeness of natural things and the naturalness of strange things. — André Gide