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Éluard, Paul

Paul Éluard (pōl ālüär´), 1895–1952, French poet. He was a leading exponent of surrealism. Among his volumes of verse are Mourir de ne pas mourir [to die of not dying] (1924) and L'Immaculée Conception (with André Breton, 1930). A member of the French resistance in World War II, Éluard is revealed as poet and man of action in the verse of Poésie et vérité (1942) and Au rendez-vous allemand (1945).

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Tel jour telle nuit

Tel jour telle nuit (Such a day, such a night). Song-cycle by Poulenc to 9 poems by Paul Eluard. Comp. 1936–7, f.p. by Pierre Bernac acc. Poulenc. Titles are: Bonne Journée, Une Ruine coquille vide, Le Front comme un drapeau perdu, Une Roulotte couverte en tuile, À toutes brides, Une Herbe pauvre, Je n'ai envie que de t'aimer, Figure de force brûlante et farouche, Nous avons fait la nuit.

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