Apollinaire


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Apollinaire

Guillaume (gijom), real name Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzki. 1880--1918, French poet, novelist, and dramatist, regarded as a precursor of surrealism; author of Alcoöls (1913) and Calligrammes (1918)
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Apollinaire's war poems are startling, sometimes even macabre, for their enthusiasm.
Readers of Apollinaire's poetry have sometimes complained about the lack of punctuation and the perplexing poetic imagery.
Lately, she has been trekking to the Apollinaire Theatre to work with fellow multiple talent John Kuntz - an Independent Reviewers of New England and Norton Award-winning writer, actor and director - and act in "Uncle Vanya." Shea, who plays the title character's mother Maria, has admired Kuntz for many years.
Apollinaire was born in Rome, the son of a minor Polish noblewoman, Angelika Kostrowicka (or Kostrowitzsky), and a father long unidentiied--but almost surely Francesco Flugi d'Aspermont, a military officer.
Apollinaire persuaded the Belgian to return the statues, but is rewarded for his effort by being arrested in connection with the Mona Lisa heist.
In fact, the title of the poem is a play on a proposed but never completed book by Apollinaire called Et moi aussi je suis peintre (And I Too Am a Painter), the advertisement of which was printed at the end of Robert Motherwell's 1949 translation of Apollinaire's Les Peintres cubistes (1913).
A Turkish publisher, Rahmi Akdas, applied to the ECHR in 2004 after all copies of the Turkish translation of the erotic novel "Les onze mille verges" (The Eleven Thousand Rods) by French writer Guillaume Apollinaire were seized and destructed.
Associated with Apollinaire after his arrival in Paris in 1911, his metaphysical art, influenced by Arnold Brcklin and by the philosophy of Nietzsche and Schopenhauer, gained him recognition as a leading figure in modern painting.
The three finalists for the 2008 Sakharov Prize are Hu Jia (a campaigner for civil rights, environmental protection and AIDS advocacy in China), Alexandr Kozulin (a former presidential candidate in Belarus) and Abbot Apollinaire Malu Malu (the chair of the Democratic Republic of Congo's Independent Electoral Commission).