"Surrealist Love Poems"

Cary Tennis reads from works by Andr

By Read by Cary Tennis
Published February 14, 2002 9:37PM (EST)

In conjunction with a review of the book, Cary Tennis reads aloud from "Surrealist Love Poems," a collection of short works by such major figures in the early 20th century avant-garde movement as André Breton, Robert Desnos, Paul Eluard and others, translated by Mary Ann Caws.

The poems are as follows:

Part 1

  • 1. Andre Breton, "Free Union"
  • 2. Jacques-Bernard Brunius, "I Love"
  • 3. Robert Desnos, "Oh Pangs of Love!"
  • 4. Robert Desnos, "Never Anyone But You"
  • Part 2

  • 5. Paul Eluard, "The Earth is Blue Like an Orange"
  • 6. Paul Eluard, "I've Told You"
  • 7. Paul Eluard, "The Lover"
  • 8. Frida Kahlo, "Now He Comes"
  • 9. Joyce Mansour, "I Want to Sleep With You"
  • 10. Benjamin Péret, "Wink"
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