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Verse, Diary Entries, Poetry for the Stage, Surrealist Experiments

The first English translation of one of the most innovative works of the interwar avant-garde, Woman in the Plural displays Nezval’s prodigious talents in a variety of forms, styles, and genres as he spins images of the female form like a zoetrope to create novel and hallucinatory ways of conceiving woman’s
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Hardcover, 198 pages
Published February 8th 2021 by Twisted Spoon Press (first published April 1st 1936)
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Colin Clay
The maestro, the godfather of czech poetic surrealism. Easily my favorite czech poet, with imagination and verses far ahead of his (not very pleasant) time. Especially "Most kolotoče" is a must read, as a poem and as a collection itself. ...more
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One of the most prolific avant-garde Czech writers in the first half of the twentieth century and a co-founder of the Surrealist movement in Czechoslovakia.

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