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by David Rattray,Roger Gilbert-Lecomte

Author: David Rattray,Roger Gilbert-Lecomte
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English French
Publisher: Station Hill Pr (January 1, 1991)
Category: Fiction and Literature
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Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (1907-1943) is considered one of the eminent poets of the Surrealist period

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (1907-1943) is considered one of the eminent poets of the Surrealist period. Born in Reims in 1907, Lecomte was the co-founder, with Rene Daumal and Roger Vailland, of the literary and artistic movement Le Grand Jeu. Three issues of the group’s magazine, Le Grand Jeu, appeared between 1928 and 1930. The Surrealists reacted to Le Grand Jeu with hostility. The group fell apart in 1932. Central to Le Grand Jeu was a vision of the unity of everything in the universe that resulted from experiments with carbon tetrachloride performed by Lecomte with his friend Rene Daumal when they were teenagers.

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (1907-1943) is considered one of the eminent poets of the Surrealist period. With Rene Daumal he was the founder of the literary movement and Poetry.

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte marks the tempo, tone, nuance. They consist of approximately 100 poems, a book length collection of prose texts, including essays setting forth the principals of the Grand jeu movement and various pieces of literary criticism, and, finally a volume of letters. Lecomte had an intimation that at the prime origin of things there stirred something like a breath of wind. With René Daumal he was the founder of the literary movement and magazine "Le Grand Jeu," the essence of which he defined as "the impersonal instant of eternity in emptiness. The glimpse of eternity in the void," writes Rattray in the Introduction, "was to send Daumal to Hinduism, the study of Yoga philosophy, and Sanskrit

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (May 18, 1907 in Reims, France – December 31, 1943 in Paris) was a French avant-garde poet and co-founder (with René Daumal, Roger Vailland and Josef Šíma).

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (May 18, 1907 in Reims, France – December 31, 1943 in Paris) was a French avant-garde poet and co-founder (with René Daumal, Roger Vailland and Josef Šíma) of the artistic group and magazine Le Grand Jeu. The group, associated with surrealists, was "excommunicated" from the movement by André Breton. Gilbert-Lecomte used drugs, in particular morphine, for both artistic and sociological reasons

Gilbert-Lecomte, Roger, 1907-1943. Personal Name: Gilbert-Lecomte, Roger, 1907-1943 Translations into English.

Gilbert-Lecomte, Roger, 1907-1943. Uniform Title: Poems.

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte. Black Mirror: The Selected Poems of Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (Station Hill Press, 1991). Voir sa sépulture, in French. Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (May 18, 1907 in Reims, France - December 31, 1943 in Paris) was a French avant-garde poet and co-founder (with René Daumal, Roger Vailland and Josef Šíma) of the artistic group and magazine Le Grand Jeu.

Roger Gilbert-Lecomte, David Rattray. Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (1907-1943) is considered one of the eminent poets of the Surrealist period.

Black Mirror: The Selected Poems of Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (Station Hill Press, 1991). COM, includes poems, as well as translations, biography, and photographs. The glimpse of eternity in the void," writes Rattray in the Introduction, "was to send Daumal to Hinduism, the study of Yoga philosophy, and Sanskrit

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