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Tzara, Tristan, 1896-1963



  • Existence: 1896 - 1963

Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

Jean Cocteau, Before His Own Fabulousness Consumed Him / Riding, Alan; Apollinaire G; Tzara T., 2003

Identifier: CC-42431-44441
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This article reviews the Cocteau exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris; the Sackners attended that show. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

Juin / Luiggi, Philippe ; Apollinaire G ; Barthes R ; Bataille G ; Breton A ; Cendrars B ; Char R ; Jacob M ; Queneau R ; Tzara T ; Vian B., 1989

Identifier: CC-06851-6973
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Luiggi used the initial 'E.' for his surname in this catalogue. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Le Coeur A Gaz / Tzara, Tristan., 1946

Identifier: CC-55605-64906
Scope and Contents Wikipedia: The Gas Heart or The Gas-Operated Heart[1] (French: Le CÅ“ur à gaz) is a French-language play by Romanian-born author Tristan Tzara. It was written as a series of non sequiturs and a parody of classical drama"”it has three acts despite being short enough to qualify as a one-act play. A part-musical performance that features ballet numbers, it is one of the most recognizable plays inspired by the anti-establishment trend known as Dadaism. The Gas Heart was first staged in Paris, as part of the 1921 "Dada Salon" at the Galerie Montaigne.In The Gas Heart, Tzara's appears to have aimed at overturning theatrical tradition, in particular the three-act play, which resulted in the suggestion that the text is "the greatest three-act hoax of the century". American literary historian David Graver, who compares The Gas Heart with Le Serin muet, a play by Tzara's friend Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, notes of the two texts that, together, they "pulverize the elements of conventional...
Dates: 1946

[Letter to Dom Sylvster Houedard] / Jackson, Babs; Medalla D; Tzara T; Houedard DS., 1967

Identifier: CC-55641-9999243
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Babs Jackson, the Director of Tristan Tzara's farciful play, "The Gas Heart," discusses the progress of the rehersals for it. This letter is filed in the houedard binder. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1967

No.16: Movements of 20th Century Art / Ex Libris ; Apollinaire G ; Breton A ; Ball H ; Tzara T ; Chernikov I ; Marinetti FT ; d'Albisola T ; Depero F ; Goncharova N., 1988

Identifier: CC-13912-14217
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Includes detailed descriptions of "Cabaret Voltaire" and "Parole in Liberta Futuriste" both of which are held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

No.59/Apr / Am Here Books ; Tzara T ; Wagner Dr ; Waldrop R ; Warhol A ; Weiner H ; Williams J ; Zurbrugg N., 1992

Identifier: CC-26417-26886
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Catalog lists writers from Gadd to Gysin. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992