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New impressions of Africa =

Raymond Roussel

New impressions of Africa =

Nouvelles impressions d"Afrique

by Raymond Roussel

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

French with English translation on facing pages.

Other titlesNouvelles impressions d"Afrique
StatementRaymond Roussel ; translated with an introduction and notes by Mark Ford
SeriesFacing pages
ContributionsFord, Mark, 1962 June 24-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2635.O96168 N613 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881010M
ISBN 109780691144597
LC Control Number2010035414


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Impressions of Africa by French author Raymond Roussel, first published inis a strange, surrealistic novel that breaks new ground, departing from a tradition of realism in fiction writing, to present something with an unusual timeline and form. It is not, as the title might suggest, a 4/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: French and English translation on facing pages. Description: pages: illustrations ; 19 cm. Nouvelles Impressions d'Afrique (New Impressions of Africa) by Raymond Roussel (): an introduction.

Going by his own account, Roussel wrote these New Impressions between and in an estima hours of work. 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also includes an introduction outlining the poem's peculiar structure and evolution, notes explaining its literary and historical references, and the fifty-nine illustrations.

New Impressions of Africa Book Description: Poet, novelist, playwright, and chess enthusiast, Raymond Roussel () was one of the French belle époque's most compelling literary figures.

Until recently, Roussel has had a limited but cultish English-language audience, but Polizzotti’s offering coincides with a new translation of Roussel’s long poem, New Impressions of Africa, by Mark Ford, who also authored the only lengthy biography of Roussel in English, Raymond Roussel and the Republic of Dreams ().

(Before that the. Impressions of Africa, by Salvador Dali Courtesy of This is notable for the selfportrait of Dali in front of his easel, staring fixedly in an effort to summon up images from his unconscious to transfer straight on to the canvas.

"New Impressions of Africa" is undoubtedly Roussel's most extraordinary work. Since its publication inthis weird and wonderful poem has slowly gained cult status, and its admirers have included Salvador Dali--who dubbed it the most "ungraspably poetic" work of the era--Andre Breton, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Michel Foucault, Kenneth.

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.

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Citation Information. Introduction (). New Impressions of Africa (pp. 1–16). The process in New Impressions of Africa is somewhat different and extremely complicated. It took 7 years to write the 40 pages of the book with which associated 59 rather mysterious drawings compared to the text, compared to their very particular layout in the book.

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From time to time, a footnote refers to a further poem containing its own depths of brackets. And: “New Impressions of Africa is probably this strange writer’s strangest work” according to the introduction to this first English edition of Roussel’s final creative work.

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