cendrars, blaise

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cendrars, blaise

French-speaking poet and essayist who created a powerful new poetic style to express a life of action and danger. His poems Paques a New York (1912; "Easter in New York") and La Prose du Transsiberien et de la petite Jehanne de France (1913; "The Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Jehanne of France") are combination travelogues and laments

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