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Published: 12 November 2015

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199687596

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Selected Poems

with parallel French text

Guillaume Apollinaire
Martin Sorrell

Oxford World's Classics

  • A newly translated, comprehensive selection of one of the most important French poets of the twentieth century, including the original French texts and a selection of Apollinaire's distinctive calligrams
  • Guillaume Apollinaire is a key figure in the development of French modernism and the only WW1 poet of note that France produced. This new edition offers a fresh chronological and stylistic overview of his work
  • Appendix includes L'Antitradition futuriste, Apollinaire's manifesto in support of Marinetti and against the old artistic order
  • The Introduction considers Apollinaire's remarkable career and his role in pioneering modernism
  • Explanatory notes gloss allusions and provide context and clarification where needed
  • Up-to-date bibliography and chronology of the poet's life

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