Impressions of Africa
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Impressions of Africa

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Published by Calder & Boyars in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Lindy Foord and Rayner Heppenstall.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.R7633 Im
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6013273M
LC Control Number66069454

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William Heyward, Australian Book Review "Raymond Roussel's New Impressions of Africa is one of the strangest, densest, maddest, most hauntingly beautiful poems of the twentieth century. In a signal act of scholarship and linguistic finesse, the poet and critic Mark Ford―who also happens to be one of the world's prime Roussel scholars―has 5/5(4). What Does It Mean, Exactly, To Say You've Read This Book? (This is a first impression of New Impressions. I have a long and hopefully thoughtful assessment here.) First, I think it must mean that you have already read 'How I Wrote Certain of My Books,' 'Locus Solus,' and 'Impressions of Africa': that is, you are thoroughly immersed, hypnotized, pithed by Roussel's unimpeachable /5. Get this from a library! Impressions of Africa. [Raymond Roussel; Mark Polizzotti] -- While shipwrecked in a mythical African land, passengers stage a gala and entertain the chieftain Talou, their captor, with bizarre performances, including a zither-playing worm, a marksman who can. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

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  New Impressions of Africa is undoubtedly Roussel's most extraordinary work. Since its publication in , this weird and wonderful poem has slowly gained cult status, and its admirers have included Salvador Dalì—who dubbed it the most "ungraspably poetic" work of the era—André Breton, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Michel Foucault Pages: This bilingual edition of New Impressions of Africa presents the original French text and the English poet Mark Ford’s lucid, idiomatic translation on facing pages. It also includes an introduction outlining the poem’s peculiar structure and evolution, notes explaining its literary and historical references, and the fifty-nine illustrations. impressions of south africa by james bryce author of "the holy roman empire," "transcaucasia and ararat," "the american commonwealth," etc. with three maps. third edition, revised throughout. with a new prefatory chapter, and with the transvaal conventions of and Ford, himself a poet, combines his translation, introduction and notes with the original French and all the original illustrations; he and his publisher have given English-speaking readers privileged access to New Impressions of Africa, the book which Salvador Dal once described as 'ungraspably poetic'"-- Peter Read, Times Literary Supplement 5/5(1).