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Jean Cocteau and the French scene.

Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Jean Cocteau and the French Scene, eight prominent French and American authors address Cocteau's incessant artistic activities. These trenchant essays relate the poet's kaleidoscopic talents to the larger canvas of the artistic, literary, theatrical, musical, cinematic, and intellectual worlds in which he flourished.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jean Cocteau and the French scene.
New York : Abbeville Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)560597228
Named Person: Jean Cocteau; Jean Cocteau; Jean Cocteau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0896594122 9780896594128
OCLC Number: 11043917
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963 / Francis Steegmuller --
A native son of Paris / Roger Shattuck --
Cocteau and his times / Doré Ashton --
Jean Cocteau and the Image d'Epinal / Kenneth Silver --
A thousand flashes of genius / Pierre Chanel --
The theater of Jean Cocteau / Neal Oxenhandler --
Cocteau and music / Ned Rorem --
The mask in the mirror : the movies of Jean Cocteau / Stephen Harvey --
A Jean Cocteau chronology / Bernard Delvaille.

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In Jean Cocteau and the French Scene, eight prominent French and American authors address Cocteau's incessant artistic activities. These trenchant essays relate the poet's kaleidoscopic talents to the larger canvas of the artistic, literary, theatrical, musical, cinematic, and intellectual worlds in which he flourished.

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