The New Review – Volume 1, Number 1

Paris: [no publisher], 1931.

Price: $650.00

Softcover. Magazine. Small quarto. 69pp. Paper wrappers with unopened pages. Sunned with some wear to the spine and bumping to the corners, very good. The first of a five-issue literary magazine, published from 1930 to 1932, that devoted itself to "the modern arts, such as photography, the cinema, sound and talking films, phonograph records, radio, etc." It was edited by the American author and translator Samuel Putnam, along with help from Ezra Pound, Maxwell Bodenheim, and Richard Thoma. This issue features several contributions from Jean Cocteau, including a five-page poem ("Angel Wuthercut"), an illustration, a photograph of Cocteau, and a still from his first film, *La Vie d'un Poete*, the first film of The Orphic Trilogy. It also includes an early poem from Richard Eberhart and contributions from Pound, Bodenheim, Massimo Bontempelli, E. Giménez Caballero, George Reavey, H.R. Hays, Richard Thoma, V.F. Calverton, Wambly Bald, George Antheil, Willard Widney, Ian Mackay, Francis Musgrave, and Horace Bevans.

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Item #334184 The New Review – Volume 1, Number 1. Jean COCTEAU, Francis Musgrave, Ian Mackay, Willard Widney, George Antheil, Wambly Bald, V. F. Calverton, Richard Thoma, H. R. Hays, George Reavey, E. Giménez Caballero, Massimo Bontempelli, Maxwell Bodenheim, Ezra Pound, Horace Bevans.

Jean Cocteau
birth name: Jean Maurice Eugene Clement Cocteau
born: 7/5/1889
died: 10/11/1963

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French writer and artist known for the wide variety of forms in which he worked, including poetry, fiction, ballet, motion pictures, and painting. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore