Anthology of Black Humor
Anthology of Black Humor
Translated by Mark Polizzotti


Mark Polizzotti

Mark Polizzotti's books include the collaborative novel S. (1991), Lautréamont Nomad (1994), Revolution of the Mind: The Life of André Breton (FSG, 1995), Luis Buñuel’s Los Olvidados (British Film Institute, 2006), and Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited (Continuum, 2006). His articles and reviews have appeared in The New Republic, ARTnews, The Nation, Parnassus, Partisan Review, and elsewhere. The translator of over thirty books from the French, including works by Gustave Flaubert, Marguerite Duras, Raymond Roussel, André Breton, and Jean Echenoz, he has been an editor at Random House, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, David R. Godine, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He currently directs the publications program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


Translation:
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The Powers of the Word
Selected Essays and Notes 1927-1943
René Daumal
Since his death in 1944, Rene Daumal has come to be recognized as one of the original minds of the twentieth century French letters. Poet, essayist, philosopher and translator, Sanscrit scholar and pupil of Gurdjieff, Daumal was a founder of the...






Edited by Mark Polizzotti

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André Breton
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André Breton, Mark Polizzotti
Founder of the Surrealist movement, André Breton has also come to be recognized as one of the twentieth century's most innovative and influential poets. The inaugural volume in the Poets for the Millennium series, André Breton offers the most comprehensive selection available in English of Breton's poetry, along with a selection of his major prose



Introduction by Mark Polizzotti

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André Breton
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André Breton, Mark Polizzotti
Founder of the Surrealist movement, André Breton has also come to be recognized as one of the twentieth century's most innovative and influential poets. The inaugural volume in the Poets for the Millennium series, André Breton offers the most comprehensive selection available in English of Breton's poetry, along with a selection of his major prose



Foreword by Mark Polizzotti

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Lost Profiles
Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism
Philippe Soupault
Portraits and memoirs of modernist movements and writers by the co-founder of the Paris surrealist group.