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Darkness Moves

An Henri Michaux Anthology, 1927-1984

Henri Michaux, David Ball (Translated by)


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Henri Michaux defies common critical definition. Critics have compared his work to such diverse artists as Kafka, Goya, Swift, Klee, and Beckett. Allen Ginsberg called Michaux “genius,” and Jorge Luis Borges wrote that Michaux’s work “is without equal in the literature of our time.” This anthology contains substantial selections from almost all of Michaux’s major works, most never before published in English, and allows readers to explore the haunting verbal and pictorial landscape of a twentieth-century visionary.

University of California Press, 9780520212299, 270pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 1997