Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 February 2012

488 Pages | 4 pages colour plates; 8 pages black-and-white plates


ISBN: 9780199558148

Bookseller Code (AE)

Sample Material

Night Thoughts

The Surreal Life of the Poet David Gascoyne

Robert Fraser

  • The first ever full account of Gascoyne's extraordinary life
  • 30 images of the poet's life (including two portaits of him by Lucian Freud) and a number of Gascoyne's own arresting paintings
  • A chapter devoted to Surrealist cuisine with several original and mouth-watering recipes
  • Searching critical analysis of Gascoyne's poems and translations