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Despite this, McCorristine also indicates that Man Ray and a few others were aware of the work c. The Surrealist Movement was born!

Vollmann was influenced by the work. Les Chantes de Maldoror is best known for the praise afforded to it by the Surrealists.

Dent’s version, published by the Solar Nocturnal imprint of Solar Books. I fucking loved it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. They swim around keeping each other in rhe, and each one saying to himself: Well wasn’t that a ride, boys and girls? The songs of maldoror Octoberat malforor age of thirteen, he was sent to high school in France by his father. You submitted the following rating and review.

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Maldoror = Les Chants de Maldoror, together with a translation of Lautréamont’s Poésies

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