7 edition of Michel Leiris found in the catalog.
April 20, 2006
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||274|
Michel Leiris (–) was a profoundly influential and versatile French intellectual and the author of Manhood and Phantom Africa. His four‑volume autobiographical essay, The Rules of the Game, serves as a primary document of artistic life in the twentieth justeetredehors.com: Yale University Press. Sep 09, · Books. Journey to Timbuktu and beyond Michel Leiris’s unforgettable account of travelling the breadth of Africa in the s is finally available in English.
Mar 22, · I n L’Age d’homme, his early excursion into autobiography, Michel Leiris recalls his mother warning him to beware of ‘bad people’ in the Bois de justeetredehors.com imagined the predators in the woods to be ‘satyrs’, and later, cannibals: he had been struck by an exotic colour illustration in Le Pêle-Mêle, a humorous weekly, of ‘savages’ eating an explorer. I have just reached the age of 34, life's midpoint. "" So commences Frenchman Michel Leiris' odd-ball autobiography, an elegant example of existential true-confessions, written ahead of the game in the late thirties, translated here for the first time. The come-on subtitle, ""a journey from childhood into the fierce order of virility"", sums up both the author's style and intent. And as a.
Aug 16, · Though many reviewers and critics of this new edition of a book published in Spanish by the same name and by the same author are angry with the presentation of the Bacon paintings included, the simple fact that Michel Leiris' fine essay on Bacon, possibly the finest ever written, is once again available to the public more than makes up for the quality of the reproductions of 1/5(1). Paris: CNRS Editions, Paperback. Glossy BW-photographic softcover with white and chartreuse lettering. pages. Text in French. Poet, writer, ethnologist, renovator in the mid-twentieth century autobiographical writing, Michel Leiris () devoted a considerable number of writings to painters and sculptors of his time: André Masson, Joan Miró, Alberto Giacometti.
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Michel Leiris has 91 books on Goodreads with ratings. Michel Leiris’s most popular book is Manhood: A Journey from Childhood into the Fierce Order o. Born in Paris inMichel Leiris was a french surrealist writer and ethnographer.
In the decade of s he became a member of the surrealist movement and contributed to La révolution surréaliste. In those years, he wrote a surrealist novel: Aurora. Afther his exit of the surrealist group, he teamed Georges Bataille in the magazine Documents/5. Dec 04, · Though many reviewers and critics of this new edition of a book published in Spanish by the same name and by the same author are angry with the presentation of the Bacon paintings included, the simple fact that Michel Leiris' fine essay on Bacon, possibly the finest ever written, is once again available to the public more than makes up for the quality of the reproductions of the art/5(5).
Michel Leiris book Leiris, French ethnographer and writer, has prefaced the book with a perceptive essay on Bacon and his work, translated to English by John Weightman. color illustrations in all.
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May 05, · Born in Paris inMichel Michel Leiris book was a french surrealist writer and ethnographer. In the decade of s he became a member of the surrealist movement and contributed to La révolution surréaliste. In those years, he wrote a surrealist novel: Aurora.
Afther his exit of the surrealist group, he teamed Georges Bataille in the magazine Documents/5. Michel Leiris, French writer who was a pioneer in modern confessional literature and was also a noted anthropologist, poet, and art critic.
Leiris studied at the Sorbonne (University of Paris) and at the School for Advanced Scientific and Religious Studies. While associated with the Surrealists. If the book is “a stone marking a bend on a path that is entirely personal,” as Leiris himself described it years later, it is also a book whose broad canvas bears witness to the full range of social and political forces reshaping the African continent in the period between the World Wars.
"There is scarcely a literary opus today that can compare in authenticity and stature to that of Michel Leiris," Maurice Nadeau wrote of him. In Aurora, Leiris pursues his eponymous heroine through a visionary landscape shot through with catastrophe.
His lucid yet baroque language, with its rich descriptions and ever more extravagant metaphors, is only just able to keep justeetredehors.com: Michel Leiris. Mar 29, · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Michel Leiris books online.
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Sep 25, · Recorded between May and Februaryas Michel Leiris accompanied the ethnographic Mission Dakar-Djibouti, the diary presents Leiris' thoughts in 8/ "Not only one of the frankest of autobiographies, but also a brilliantly written book, Leiris’ Manhood mingles memories, philosophic reflections, sexual revelation, meditations on bullfighting, and the life-long progress of self-discovery."—Washington Post Book World "Leiris writes to appall, and thereby to receive from his readers the gift of a strong emotion—the emotion needed to.
Leiris (BrisÇes, ), best known to American readers through the remarkable autobiographical meditation Manhood (), was one of the great midcentury French phenomenologists of the self, a relentless crusher of experience down to crystals ever more fine.
This is the first full-length study in English of Michel Leiris's work. Frequently cited as a central figure in contemporary French culture, Seán Hand explores Leiris's participation in some of the most striking intellectual and artistic movements of the twentieth century; surrealism, ethnography and existentialism.
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May 31, · Manhood - Michel Leiris BOOK REVIEW Better Than Food. Loading Unsubscribe from Better Than Food. Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe K. ― Michel Leiris “Pessimism is a towering skyscraper eighty stories high in the suburbs of the soul at the end of a long avenue with waste ground on either side and a few poorly-stocked little shops.
Several ultra-fast staircases give access to the building, running up from the cellars to the roof-gardens.Michel Leiris (–) was a profoundly influential and versatile French intellectual.
His four-volume autobiographical essay, The Rules of the Game, serves as a primary document of artistic life in the twentieth century. Lydia Davis has received numerous awards as a translator of works from the French and as an author.
She lives in Brand: Yale University Press.Books By Michel Leiris All Formats Kindle Books Hardcover Paperback Sort by: Sort by: Popularity. Langage Tangage ou Ce que les mots me disent (L'Imaginaire t. ) (French Edition) Dec by Michel Leiris Kindle Edition. £ Paperback. £ Get .