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Jean Cocteau Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Jean Cocteau Biography...Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Along with other avant-garde artists of his generation Cocteau grappled with the algebra of verbal codes old and new, mise en scène language and technologies of modernism to create a paradox: a classical avant-garde.. French writer


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Quote Left The extreme limit of wisdom--that is what the public calls madness. Quote Right
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Quote Left All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Such is the role of poetry. It unveils, in the strict sense of the word. It lays bare, under a light which shakes off torpor, the surprising things which surround us and which our senses record mechanically. Quote Right
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Quote Left The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. Quote Right
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Quote Left Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death. Quote Right
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