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Die deutsche Ausgabe dieser Briefsammlung ist ein kleiner Etikettenschwindel. Es sind nicht viele Liebesbriefe dabei und das ist gut so. Der Briefwechsel zwischen Eluard und Gala (seiner ersten Liebe, dann ersten Frau, später in einer Menage a trois mit Max Ernst, später die Frau Dalis) gibt tiefe Einblicke in die Strömungen und Zerwürfnisse innerhalb der Surrealisten, bis Eluard, der nicht ins Exil geht, durch den Ausbruch des zweiten Weltkrieges zur Randfigur wird. 1/3 der Briefe dreht sich im...
Surrealist poet Paul Eluard's twisted erotic romantic letters to his first wife Gala, who is more famous for being Dali's eccentric wife. Well, they were all eccentric, in other words crazy. But this sense of 'mad love' is good for one's soul. A great moment(s) in time that is captured by one of the chief figures in the Surrealist movement.
Tutku mu? Ben görmedim. Günlük hayat, terzi siparişleri, şu tarihte geleceğim,sonra şuraya gideceğimler. Şairin tutkusu böyle ise Dali'nin deliliği tabi tercih edilir .
At first it felt odd to read a one-sided correspondence, but the more I got into the book the closer I felt to Eluard, and to Gala as well. Something about having only his point of view, and that I had to accept it from the beginning, and knowing that Gala had preserved his letters despite his wishes, made me so fond of both of them, and drew me into their world, often filled with upheaval. Most of the letters take place before WWII broke out, but the last few take place years after, and those h...