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Impressions of Africa

Raymond Roussel

Impressions of Africa

by Raymond Roussel

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Calder & Boyars in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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

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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 Dali--who dubbed it the most "ungraspably poetic" work of the era--André Breton, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Michel Foucault, Kenneth. First Impressions of South Africa – 30 things you need to know. Tuesday, 5 November ; 4; 30 things you need to know when first you arrive in South Africa – South Africa is a land of contradictions. That it is beautiful is indisputable. Find and book hotels and accommodation in .

And to ask that question, it’s necessary to step back, I think, not only to the secondary literature including Deleuze and Foucault, but to Roussel’s earlier, and simpler, Impressions of Africa. Reading “Impressions of Africa” This book is unillustrated, although Roussel produced a theatrical version of it, and also of the book Locus Solus.   Regardless, Impressions of Africa is a strange but fun book. I found it hard to believe that the author was a contemporary of Proust. Impressions of Africa is definitely worth a look if you can hold on long enough for things to make sense, or are flexible enough not to demand that sense has to be made.


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Impressions d'Afrique is not the kind of book that can be judged on a 1 to 5 scale. It is old, out of reference with our time, flavoured with the dubious colonialist visions of Africa, written in the most basic journalistic style of the early 20th century, awkwardly constructed.4/5.

Intriguing novel I came across by accident, Roussel's 'Impressions of Africa' is a fantastical tale showing an authorial imagination unbridled. It mixes ancient fables from around the world with amazing spectacles, performances, inventions and machines/5(9).

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.

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Since its publication inthis 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).

Impressions of Africa by Raymond Roussel The first of Roussel's two major prose works, Impressions of Africa is not, as the title may suggest, a conventional travel account, but an adventure story put together in a highly individual fashion and with an unusual time sequence, whereby the reader is even made to choose whether to begin with the.

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Zo / .Poet, novelist, playwright, and chess enthusiast, Raymond Roussel () was one of the French belle époque's most compelling literary figures.

During his lifetime, Roussel's work was vociferously championed by the surrealists, but never achieved the widespread acclaim for which he yearned. New Impressions of Africa is undoubtedly Roussel's most extraordinary work.5/5(1).