One Toss of the Dice

One Toss of the Dice

The Incredible Story of How A Poem Made Us Modern

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An examination of Stephane Mallarme's "One toss of the dice," a daring, twenty-page epic of ruin and recovery, [that] provided an epochal 'tipping point' defining the spirit of the age and anticipating radical thinkers of the twentieth century, from Albert Einstein to T.S. Eliot...Over a century later, the allure of Mallarme's linguistic feat continues to ignite the imaginations of the world's greatest thinkers. Featuring a new, authoritative translation of the French poem by J.D. McClatchy, One toss of the dice reveals how a literary masterpiece launched the modernist movement, contributed to the rise of pop art, influenced modern Web design, and shaped the perceptual world we now inhabit..." (From book jacket).
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780871406637
Branch Call Number: Literature 841.8 Blo
Additional Contributors: McClatchy, J. D. 1945-- Translator


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