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Cendrars, Blaise, 1887-1961

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    • Sauser, F. L. (Frédéric Louis), 1887-1961
    • Sauser, Freddy, 1887-1961
    • Sauser, Frédéric Louis, 1887-1961
    • Sozė, Frederik, 1887-1961
    • Sāndrār, Bliz, 1887-1961
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1887-09-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1961-01-21
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Switzerland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
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        (lcdgt) Writers
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    • Sources

      • found: Anthologie nègre, 1921.
      • found: Cendrars, M. Blaise Cendrars, c1984:t.p. (Blaise Cendrars) p. 29 (Sauser Frédéric Louis; b. 9/1/1887) p. 577 (d. 1/21/61) leaf 1 of plates (Freddy Sauser)
      • found: La légende de Novgorode, c1997:t.p. (Blaise Cendrars) facsim. of Russ. t.p. (Frederik Sozė)
      • found: Ṭala, 1964:title page (Bliz Sāndrār)
      • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 7, 2016(Blaise Cendrars; Swiss-born novelist and poet who became a naturalized French citizen in 1916; a writer of influence in the European modernist movement; died in Paris)
      • found: Britannica online, October 1, 2019(Blaise Cendrars, Swiss writer; Blaise Cendrars, pseudonym of Frédéric Sauser, (born Sept. 1, 1887, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switz.--died Jan. 21, 1961, Paris, Fr.), French-speaking poet and essayist) -
      • found: Poetry Foundation website, October 1, 2019(Blaise Cendrars, 1887-1961; Blaise Cendrars was born Frédéric Louis Sauser in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, to a Swiss father and a Scottish mother; in 1911, he changed his name to Blaise Cendrars; important figure in the formation of modernist art, mixing in avant-garde circles in Paris and New York City; joined the French Foreign Legion when World War I broke out; he served as a corporal and lost his arm in the fighting. After the war, he continued to write and to work in film as both a writer and director; wrote mainly novels and "novelized" biographies in the 1920s and 1930s; war correspondent during the early months of World War II, but after the fall of France in 1940, he retired to his country house in Aix-en-Provence, where he began work on the tetralogy of war memoirs that most critics consider his most important work: L'Homme foudroyé (The Astonished Man, 1945), La main coupée (Lice, 1946), Bourlinguer (Planus, 1948), and Le lotissement du ciel (Sky, 1949). Inducted into the Légion d'Honneur by the French government in 1958, Cendrars was awarded the Grand Prix Littéraire de la Ville de Paris weeks before his death in 1961) -
    • LC Classification

      • PQ2605.E55
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      • 1980-03-20: new
      • 2019-10-02: revised
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