Posts Tagged: Philippe Soupault

Maldoror’s swansong

The violent, anarchic and obscene Maldoror, which Lautréamont composed in part by shouting verse while hammering atonally at a piano, was decades ahead of its time. “A few only may savour their bitter fruit without danger,” as its author himself acknowledged.

Maldoror’s swansong

The violent, anarchic and obscene Maldoror, which Lautréamont composed in part by shouting verse while hammering atonally at a piano, was decades ahead of its time. “A few only may savour their bitter fruit without danger,” as its author himself acknowledged.