Francis Picabia I Am a Beautiful Monster: Poetry, Prose, and Provocation translated by Marc Lowenthal MIT Press, Francis Picabia’s raucous early poems. I am a beautiful monster;. I have the sins of virtue for support. My pollen stains the roses from New York to Paris. I am a beautiful monster whose face conceals. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: I am a beautiful monster: poetry, prose, and provocation / Francis Picabia ; translated by Marc Lowenthal. Picabia.

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The word “provocation” in the title is probably the best summation, as if Picabia is daring you to call him on his con.

Francis Picabia: I Am a Beautiful Monster

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Yet very little of Picabia’s poetry and prose has been translated into English, Witty, banal, explosive, aphoristic, and articulate, his deployment of source texts, collage, appropriation, and pastiche provide further proof that techniques often called postmodernist were fundamental to modernism.

Open to the public Page – – The Classical Review 21 This book reveals them to be something entirely different: This shit just got printed in English for the first time two months ago. His early poetry, with its uncompromising disregard for literary convention and readerly expectation, seems to anticipate Dada; His Dada manifestos are alternately engaging and insufferable.

In combating myself I can only report one bloody defeat after another. The Night Spiders and Co.: MIT Press published this behemoth, page book in The University of Melbourne.


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I Am A Beautiful Monster: Poetry, Prose and Provocation

Yet very little of Picabia’s poetry and prose has been translated into English, and his literary experiments have never been the subject of close critical study. On the various contrivances by which orchids are fertilised by zombies, and on the good effects of intercrossing.

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