Modernist Song: The Poetry of Tristan Tzara

Forcer, S. (2006) Modernist Song: The Poetry of Tristan Tzara. Legenda, Modern Humanities Research Association and Maney Publishing: London. ISBN 9781904713142

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Abstract

While Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) is immediately recognisable as a figure within Dada and Surrealism, he has been almost entirely forgotten as a writer of verse. Seeking to reposition Tzara as a major European poet in his own right, Forcer's study represents the first book-length investigation of Tzara's life in poetry, which continued for nearly forty years after the Sept manifestes Dada. Tzara emerges as a powerful but hitherto neglected force within a French poetic tradition at present dominated by writers such as Apollinaire, Breton and Aragon.

Item Type:Books
Keywords:Tristan Tzara, Dada, surrealism, poetry, French.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Forcer, Professor Stephen
Authors: Forcer, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Publisher:Legenda, Modern Humanities Research Association and Maney Publishing
ISBN:9781904713142
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