Age of Assassins

Age of Assassins This is a great forgotten book by my favorite Surrealist poet Philippe Soupault It s his memoir of him being a prisoner during the French occupation In fact I think this maybe one of the better books

  • Title: Age of Assassins
  • Author: Philippe Soupault Hannah Josephson
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  • Page: 250
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is a great forgotten book by my favorite Surrealist poet Philippe Soupault It s his memoir of him being a prisoner during the French occupation In fact I think this maybe one of the better books about being confined in a prison This book yells out New York Review of Books re issue.

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    1. Philippe Soupault Hannah Josephson

      Philippe Soupault was a French writer and poet, novelist, critic, and political activist He took an active role in the Dadaist movement and later founded the Surrealist movement with Andr Breton Soupault founded the periodical Litt rature together with the writers Breton and Louis Aragon in Paris 1919, which, for many, dates the beginnings of Surrealism The first book of automatic writing, Les champs magn tiques 1920 , was co authored by Soupault and Breton After imprisonment by the Nazis in World War II, Soupault traveled to the United States but subsequently returned to France His works include such fat volumes of poetry as Aquarium 1917 and Rose des vents compass card 1920 and the novel Les Derni res Nuits de Paris 1928 tr Last Nights of Paris, 1929.

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    1. This book was, for me, some combination of curiosity (Soupault is credited as one of the founders of Dadaism, and, along with Breton, wrote the first book of automatic writing) and actual decent work of memoir. I doubt I would have read this had it been written by anyone else - Soupault's writing is quite good here though - and I doubt I would have ever felt the lack had I skipped this. I bought a really cheap used copy of it, and had no idea what I was even buying. It's the second part of his a [...]


    2. I found this book by mistake, and like most mistakes, it is a pleasure afterwards. Philippe Soupault is one of my favorite Surrrealist-era poets - and here is his memoir of him being a prisoner during the German Occupation of France. The story is actually scary and creepy - and Soupault writes about his experience in incredible detail. You can actually feel the fear and not knowing what the next day will bring. I am kind of shocked that this book hasn't been reissued. It is really a classic piec [...]


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