Resources

  1. Guillaume Apollinaire
    1. L’anti-tradition futuriste, 1913
    2. Les Peintres cubistes, 1913, translated by Lionel Abel in Theories of Modern Art. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968
    3. Selections of poetry, 1918
    4. English translation of “Zone,” from Alcools, 1912
    5. English translation of Apollinaire’s Le Bestiaire
    6. Audio clips of Apollinaire reciting poetry
    7. Irène Joachim singing Poulenc’s song cycle Le Bestiaire
  2. Blaise Cendrars
    1. La Prose du Transsiberien et de la petite Jehanne de France, 1913
    2. English translation of La Prose du Transsiberien et de la petite Jehanne de France, 1913
    3. Vicky Messica reciting La Prose du Transsiberien et de la petite Jehanne de France
    4. Zoomable image of La Prose du Transsiberien et de la petite Jehanne de France
    5. “Sur la robe elle a un corps,” 1919. Translated by Carrie Noland, Poetry at Stake. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999, 122–23. © Princeton University Press, 1999. Reproduced with permission
    6. "Le film de la fin du monde", Mercure 130, no. 491(December 1, 1918): 419–30
    7. La fin du monde filmée par l’Ange N-D
    8. Sonia Delaunay, Ses Peintures, Ses Objets, Ses Tissus Simultanés, Ses Modes, 1925
  3. Stéphane MallarméUn coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hazard, 1914
    1. Translation with graphic layout
  4. Marcel Proust, Du côté de chez Swann, 1913–27
     
  5. Futurist Movements (including the Vorticists and the Constructivists)
    1. English translation of Filippo Tomasso Marinetti, Futurist Manifesto, 1909
    2. F.T. Marinetti, “Les mots en liberté futuristes,” 1912, and “La sensibilité futuriste et l’imagination sans fil,” 1913
    3. English translation of Umberto Boccioni et. al., Manifesto of Futurist Painters, 1910
    4. Audio clips of F.T. Marinetti
    5. Full issue of Blast no. 2
    6. Images of Pro dva kvadrata at the Museum of Modern Art, New York
    7. Porosiata, at IDC
  6. Dada
    1. International Dada Archive
    2. Dada Companion
    3. Dada resources on UbuWeb, a repository for visual and sound poetry
    4. Tristan Tzara, “Le Manifeste de M. Antipyrine,” Littérature no. 13 (May 1920): 16–17
    5. Tzara, “Le Manifeste de M. Aa l’Antiphilosophe,” Littérature no. 13 (May 1920): 22–23.
    6. English translation of Tzara, “Monsieur Antipyrine’s Manifesto,” 1920 and “Dada Manifesto 1918”
    7. Francis Picabia, “Manifeste DADA,” 1920
    8. Audio of Tristan Tzara
    9. Audio of Hugo Ball
  7. Dance and Film
    1. The Joffrey Ballet’s 1987 recreation of Vaslav Nijinsky’s choreography for Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, first performed by the Ballet Russes on May 29, 1913:
      1. Part 1
      2. Part 2
      3. Part 3
    2. Marcel Duchamp’s Anémic Cinema
    3. Erik Satie/René Clair, Entracte