Approximate Man: & Other Writings

Approximate Man: & Other Writings

by Mary Ann Caws, Tristin Tzara
     
 

This major anthology of writings by legendary poet Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) is the only English language source for a complete version of Tzara's epic Approximate Man now widely regarded as the poetic masterpiece of Surrealism. Included is a critical introduction, an account of variants, and an essay setting the context for the poem. Completely revised, updated

Overview

This major anthology of writings by legendary poet Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) is the only English language source for a complete version of Tzara's epic Approximate Man now widely regarded as the poetic masterpiece of Surrealism. Included is a critical introduction, an account of variants, and an essay setting the context for the poem. Completely revised, updated edition of this now classic survey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976844914
Publisher:
Commonwealth Books, Black Widow
Publication date:
04/15/2006
Edition description:
Translatio
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
1,263,361
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

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 Mary Ann Caws is distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature in the Graduate School of The City University of New York. She is the author, translator, and editor of numerous books on the major figures of both Dada and Surrealism.

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