The Impossible

Three long pieces – a philosophical erotic narrative, an essay on poetry, and poems: 'A Story of Rats' – 'to be this much in love is to be sick, and I love to be sick'; 'Dianus' – 'Poetry conceals the known within the known...it is the unknown painted in the blinding colours, in the image of the sun'; and 'The Oresteia'; translated by Robert Hurley; preface by the author, who was rejected by the Surrealists, and rejected them back.

Publisher: City Lights Books. First American edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: San Francisco
Pictorial wrappers. Fine.


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