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Paris 1968

Poèmes, Chants, Dessins, Mai 70, Mai 68 [Poems, chants, designs, May 70, May 68].

Paris 2e: Front culturel, 1970. Quarto (27 × 19 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; [33] pp. Illustrations throughout printed in red and black. Very good.

Striking graphically illustrated book of poems and protest songs documenting the French student movements of May 1968 and May 1970 in Paris. A scarce but compelling collection of graphically illustrated poems that connect the French student protests of May 1968 to the global movement for anti-imperialist revolutionary action. The works included here were meant as an outcry against the increasing pushback and repressions in May 1970: "Face à la montée de la répression il faut s'unir dans un large front dont le prolétariat, seul vrai moteur de la révolution, aura la direction... Ce que fut, ce qu'est l'ensemble des textes réunis ici: une des réponses, sur le plan artistique et littéraire." Rare; as of June 2020, KVK and OCLC only locate two copies in North America, and four in Europe.

Book ID: 50788

Price: $300.00