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Jean Cocteau a life by Claude Arnaud

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Artists,
  • French Authors,
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture producers and directors

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Edition Notes

StatementClaude Arnaud ; translated by Lauren Elkin and Charlotte Mandell
ContributionsElkin, Lauren, translator, Mandell, Charlotte, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2605.O15 Z55713 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 1014 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages1014
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27226478M
ISBN 100300170572
ISBN 109780300170573
LC Control Number2016930231
OCLC/WorldCa958084208

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Jean Marais’ journey through the underworld gains new strangeness and rapture in this restoration of Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus myth Published: 18 Oct . Jean Cocteau: Interior murals and altar. The murals are dedicated to the Virgin Mary divided into 3 panels: the Annunciation, the Crucifixion and the Assumption. At nineteen he published his first book of poetry, Aladdin’s Lamp. Jean Cocteau died of a heart attack at his chateau in Milly-la-Foret, France, on 11 October at the age.   The Jean Cocteau Coloring Book is a captivating activity book for adults that also serves as a primer on the work of this inspiring artist. Full-color throughout. This book is produced in conjunction with the Jean Cocteau Committee, which serves to Pages:   "Jean Cocteau was the artistic ringmaster of 20th century Paris. Claude Arnaud has written the definitive—and fascinating—life of this artist and impresario, and along the way has clarified mysteries about his sexuality and his collaboration with the Nazis."—Edmund White.