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Shadows and Sun: Selected Writings, 1913-1952
Poems and seminal lectures by the people's poet of Europe, director of the Resistance writers of northern France during WWII record Eluard's tributes1) to artists, friends who frequented Paris during the Spanish Civil war, during and after the two World Wars; 2) to the women who shared his life and his search for a language to overcome poverty and power politics responsibl ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by Oyster River Press
(first published April 1995)
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Paul Éluard was the pen name of Eugène Émile Paul Grindel. French poet, a founder of Surrealism with Louis Aragon and André Breton among others, one of the important lyrical poets of the 20th century. Éluard rejected later Surrealism and joined the French Communist Party. Many of his works reflect the major events of the century, such as the World Wars, the Resistance against the Nazis, and the po ...moreMore about Paul Éluard