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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 Art is science made clear. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Louver is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts. 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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