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  The Academy of American Poets - Guillaume Apollinaire
Guillaume Apollinaire (Wilhelm-Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky) was born in Rome in 1880.
Apollinaire was raised in the gambling halls of Monaco, Paris, and the French Riviera; during his education in Cannes, Nice, and Monaco, he assumed the identity of a Russian prince.
Apollinaire died of influenza during the epidemic, on November 9, 1918, in Paris.
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 An Introduction to Guillaume Apollinaire
Guillaume Albert Wladimir Alexandre Apollinaire was born in Rome in 1880 of an Italian father and a Polish mother.
Apollinaire insists on the `materiality' of language, that is to say, its existence as visual marks of white on fl or as patterns of sound.
Apollinaire's relationship to the movement as it manifested itself in the early 1920's is not altogether straightforward.
www.sunderland.ac.uk /~os0tmc/apo/aponotes.htm   (1637 words)

 Guillaume Apollinaire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guillaume Apollinaire (August 26, 1880 – November 9, 1918) was a poet, writer, and art critic.
Apollinaire was one of the most popular members of the artistic community of Montparnasse in Paris.
The war-weakened Apollinaire died of influenza during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guillaume_Apollinaire   (653 words)

 Good morning, my name is Guillaume Apollinaire!
Apollinaire's maternal grandfather was a colonel and commander of the papal Swiss guards.
Guillaume Apollinaire, the innovator of French poetry, was - like his artist friends - influenced by the rapid succession of frames in silent movies, and he adopted this technique in his own work.
Apollinaire outlined the developmental optimism of the time in his manifesto "The New Spirit and the Poets" (L'Esprit Nouveau et les Poëtes) in 1917; with his demise to the Spanish flu the next year, this actually became his artistic testament.
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 Guillaume Apollinaire
Met Max Jacob and Picasso in 1905 and frequented the artistic and literary circles of the Bateau-Lavoir and Montmarte.
Guillaume Apollinaire (August 26,1880 - November 9,1918) was a poet, writer and art critic.
Apollinaire's first collection of poetry was L'enchanteur pourrissant (1909), but it was Alcools (1913) which established his reputation.
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 Guillaume Apollinaire
Guillaume Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky kept his origin secret, but he was probably born in Rome as the illegitimate son of a Polish adventurer called Angelica de Kostrowitzky, a rebellious Polish girl.
Apollinaire also edited a number of reviews, published satirical and semi-pornographical texts, and proclaimed that the writing of de Sade would dominate the 20th-century.
Apollinaire's stature has continued to grow since his death, as the precursor of surrealism and as a modernist poet.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /apollina.htm   (1448 words)

 poetrymagazines.org.uk - Guillaume Apollinaire
Apollinaire’s ecstatic description of the beauty of a night sky lit up by shell-fire and flares is entirely convincing, but deeply shocking to anyone who – like me at the time – unconsciously expects all war poetry to be like Wilfred Owen’s.
Chronologically, the war poems fall into three groups: those written while Apollinaire was undergoing training in Nîmes, those written while he served in the artillery, and – a smaller group – those written while he served in the infantry.
Apollinaire’s excitement was shared by millions of people, and it is expressed vividly.
www.poetrymagazines.org.uk /magazine/record.asp?id=12983   (957 words)

 Guillaume Apollinaire Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Guillaume Apollinaire was the pseudonym of Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitsky, the illegitimate son of an Italian army officer and a young Polish noblewoman.
Yet in correcting the proofs, Apollinaire rubbed out all punctuation and placed at the head of the collection a quite recent poem called "Zone," which is a sort of manifesto of modernism and, in form, less orthodox than the others.
Here Apollinaire demonstrates in metrical innovations the modernism which he preached for poetry in "Zone." There are poems made of snatches of conversation, of enumeration, and of simple notation which infuse daily banalities with lyrical magic.
www.bookrags.com /biography/guillaume-apollinaire   (496 words)

Besides writing poetry, Apollinaire published semi-pornographical books; he was an innovator in the theatre of the absurd and established Cubism as a school of painting with his study PEINTRES CUBISTES (1913).
Apollinaire kept his origin secret, but he was probably born in Rome as the illegitimate son of a Polish adventurer called Angelica de Kostrowitzky, a rebellious Polish girl.
In 1914 Apollinaire had a short-lived affair with Louise de Coligny, then with a schoolteacher called Madeleine Pagès, to whom he became engaged and the he met Jacqueline Kolb, whom he married in 1918.
www.biblion.com /litweb/biogs/apollinaire_guillaume.html   (992 words)

 Wikinfo | Guillaume Apollinaire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Guillaume Apollinaire (August 26, 1880 - November 9, 1918) was a poet, writer and art critic.
Also in 1913, Apollinaire published the essay "Les Peintres cubistes" on the cubist painters, a movement which he helped to define.
The weakened Apollinaire died of influenza during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Guillaume_Apollinaire   (397 words)

 First World War.com - Prose & Poetry - Guillaume Apollinaire
Besides writing poetry, Apollinaire (1880-1918) published semi-pornographical books; he was an innovator in the theatre of the absurd and established Cubism as a school of painting with his study Peintres Cubistes (1913).
Apollinaire pieced the work together from pieces which he had saved for years.
Apollinaire died of influenza in the great epidemic of 1918, on November 9, in Paris.
www.firstworldwar.com /poetsandprose/apollinaire.htm   (877 words)

 Abbaye de Stavelot
Guillaume Apollinaire came to spend his holidays in Stavelot when he was 19 years of age.
The Guillaume Apollinaire Museum evokes the poet’s stay in the region and immerses visitors in the artistic universe of the author of "Chanson du Mal-Aimé".
A documentation centre, numbering over a 1000 works by and about Guillaume Apollinaire, is open to students and researchers by appointment.
www.abbayedestavelot.be /code/en/muse_03.asp   (168 words)

 Apollinaire, Guillaume - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Apollinaire was a leader in the restless period of technical innovation and experimentation in the arts during the early 20th cent.
Influenced by the symbolist poets of the previous generation, he developed a casual, lyrical poetic style characterized by a blend of modern and traditional images and verse techniques.
A friend of many avant-garde artists, including Picasso and Braque, Apollinaire is credited with introducing cubism with his book Les Peintres cubistes (1913, tr.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-apollinair.html   (289 words)

 Amazon.ca: Alcools: Books: Guillaume Apollinaire,Donald Revell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In translations facing the original French, Revell has maintained the deliberate awkwardness of Apollinaire's free verse, his informal slant rhymes and assonance.
Champion of "cubism", Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) fashions in verse the sonic equivalent of what Picasso accomplishes in his cubist works: simultaneity.
Apollinaire has been so influential that without him there would have been no New York School of poetry and no Beat Movement.
www.amazon.ca /Alcools-Guillaume-Apollinaire/dp/0819512281   (332 words)

 Guillaume Apollinaire - Apollinaire, Picasso, Mona Lisa, and other stories
On this day in 1911 the poet-playwright-art critic Guillaume Apollinaire was jailed, suspected of being involved in the theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre.
The circumstantial evidence which pointed to Apollinaire also pointed to his friend Picasso, and he too was arrested.
While Picasso was released almost immediately, Apollinaire was held in jail for almost a week, and not cleared until months later; the painting was not recovered until 1913, and not before eight forgeries had been sold to collectors.
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Then from 1907 to 1912 Apollinaire was tumultuously involved with Marie Laurencin, a “wide-eyed, mischievous, slender” painter in whom, precisely “because she both yielded to him and escaped him, he found embodied … the unstilled rhythm of love and disappointment which stimulated him most profoundly” (the words are Shattuck’s).
Apollinaire was, by contrast, able to work exciting changes in the traditional French lines without subsiding into subjectivist sprawl.
Shattuck’s homely fidelity keeps close to the original, though Apollinaire’s variations in meter and rhyme (he prided himself on renovating the eight-syllable line and on revolutionizing masculine and feminine rhyme) are far more subtle and daring, as in the first line’s choriamb-like swing.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Apollinaire, Guillaume   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Apollinaire, Guillaume APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME [Apollinaire, Guillaume], 1880-1918, French poet.
Huidobro, Vicente HUIDOBRO, VICENTE [Huidobro, Vicente], 1893-1948, Chilean poet, founder of the aesthetic movement known as creacionismo, which emphasized the value of the poet as verbal magician, exploring the deepest sources of poetic creation.
Writings in Provençal and Breton are considered separately, as are works in French produced abroad (as at Canadian literature, French).
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 1914-18 war - Art of the First World War - 28 - Guillaume Apollinaire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Guillaume Apollinaire, Le brigadier marqué, Le pas de l'embusqué et Sans titre (The Marked Brigadier, The Shirker's Step and Untitled), Triptych, Centre Mondial de la Paix, Verdun.
He does not always show impeccable skill, but he does have a definite sense of humour - something he shares with the portrait Picasso did of him in 1914 in a pastiche of traditional popular prints.
It may be possible to recognise the odd trace here and there of Apollinaire's artistic friendships, if only in his parody of Matisse's Moorish scenes.
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 Poetry Previews: Guillaume Apollinaire
Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) played a central part in the avant-garde movement that swept through the French literary and artistic circles during the early 20th century.
Apollinaire is credited for introducing the word "surrealist" for the first time, which appeared in his introduction to the drama "The Breasts of Tiresias" (1918).
"Saffrons" exemplifies Apollinaire's strange and inventive use of what we now recognize as surrealism: "Dressed like hiccups playing harmonicas." However, this poem is very understandable on an emotional level: the metaphor of poison carrying through the poem in juxtaposition of beauty and life through the image of flowers (saffron).
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 History in Review - Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War, by Guillaume Apollinaire
In 1880, Guillaume Apollinaire was born in Rome, Italy, but received most of his education in France.
This new bilingual edition of Calligrammes, published by the University of California Press, also includes an in-depth introduction by S. Lockerbie that examines Apollinaire's life, his poetry, what influences are found in his poems, and how the tone and texture of Apollinaire's poems differ in the two collections, Alcools and Calligrammes.
If you've never encountered Apollinaire's poems before, you'll be delighted not only in his poetic imagery, but also by the imagery found in how the poems are physically structured.
www.largeprintreviews.com /calligram.html   (436 words)

 The Cubist Painters
His account of the genesis of the book and of Apollinaire's revisions of the proofs are particularly valuable.
Guillaume Apollinaire's only book on art, The Cubist Painters, was first published in 1913.
This collection of essays and reviews, written between 1905 and 1912, is a milestone in the history of art criticism, valued today as both a work of reference and a classic example of modernist creative writing.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/10310.html   (696 words)

With wit, erudition, and venom, Apollinaire concocts a Rabelaisian parallel universe, and slyly tells his own life story, from illegitimate birth to literary fame, in the process.
The novella recounts the life and death of Croniamantal, whose birth is 'saluted' by the Eiffel Tower's 'beautiful erection,' who rises through the Parisian literary world to proclaim himself 'the greatest of living poets,' and who is promptly torn to pieces by a mob.
This translation is by Matthew Josephson, an American who arrived in Paris in 1921 and entered the circle of avant-garde artists and poets galvanized by Apollinaire.
www.forcedexposure.com /artists.../apollinaire.guillaume.html   (215 words)

 Probably it happened that Guillaume Apollinaire has visited Kifissia . Guillaume Apollinaire thought Kifissia to be a ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Guillaume Apollinaire thought Kifissia to be a witty place that beautify the souls.
Compared to Guillaume Apollinaire everything is likely to appear as something bad.
In fact, surrealist thinkers have tried with little success to correlate the essence of Kifissia with the essence of Guillaume Apollinaire.
www.bad-bad-bad.com /poets/Poy20134.htm   (266 words)

 Bradford Haas - Louis Zukofsky: Appollinaire
The Apollinaire paid well, but R[ené] could have used that money - paid very well, considering what I turned in was a post mortem of my Hen Adams, the first Joyce in French (vide chap II) and three chapters altogether doing their best to approximate in weirdest langvidge Debussy’s Quartet in G Minor.
We can also find another reason ‘why Apollinaire’: according to the scheme outlined in the letter of 10 October 1931, the idea was to ghost write a book for Taupin, therefore it had to be on a topic plausible for Taupin to author.
We see these traits in the APOLLINAIRE (which explains why Zukofsky took pains to let people know HE was responsible for choosing the quotations and their arrangement, and not Taupin; it was, after all, his ‘method’).
www.flashpointmag.com /zukappollo.htm   (4840 words)

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Alcools : Poems by Guillaume Apollinaire - Alcools : Poems by Guillaume Apollinaire, Donald Revell (Translator) at amazon.com
Guillaume Apollinaire: Selected Poems - Selected poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire in a new English translation including poems from Alcools, Vitam Impender Amori, and the Bestiary with Raoul Dufy woodcuts.
Poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire (French) - Poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire (French)
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