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 (ə-pŏl′ə-nâr′), Guillaume Originally Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky. 1880-1918.
Italian-born French poet and leading figure in avant-garde literary and artistic circles.


(French apɔlinɛr)
(Biography) Guillaume (ɡijom), real name Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzki. 1880–1918, French poet, novelist, and dramatist, regarded as a precursor of surrealism; author of Alcoöls (1913) and Calligrammes (1918)


(əˌpɒl əˈnɛər)

Guil•laume (giˈyoʊm) (Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky), 1880–1918, French poet.
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Noun1.Apollinaire - French poet; precursor of surrealism (1880-1918)
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Dijon Saint Apollinaire, and Quetigny Tillypronie, Chatillon, Semur, Montbard, Arnay .
Both Georges Braque and Guillaume Apollinaire were struggling to recover from injuries they had already suffered in the fighting.
In "Portraits of Poets" he writes: "Bukowsky is an alcoholic / Ginsberg bisexual / Verlaine sleeps with Rimbaud / Mallarme lives in a brothel / Apollinaire writes pornographic novels / Holderlin is insane as is / Baudelaire / Morrison will never die / the abandoned Lasgush [Poradeci] meanders with the stars / Life is wonderful / if you know nothing about it.
One does not expect every French poet to be another Eluard or Apollinaire, let alone a Verlaine, Baudelaire, or Rimbaud.
Drawing on a lyric tradition begun by Apollinaire and perfected in some of Queneau's works, Rezvani creates a stylized orality that demands the reader find oral cadences in order to make sense of the free verse of different lengths.
This must have been a glorious time in Picasso's life: he moved to Paris, formed friendships with Gertrude Stein, Matisse, Apollinaire, Henri Rousseau, to name only a few.
Yves Broussard, editor of the review Sud and the recipient of several major prizes for his poetry (including the Artaud and Apollinaire Prizes and the Prix de l'Academie Francaise), offers in Pauvrete essentielle a bare, stripped poetic line that nevertheless holds a great deal of power.
It certainly reappeared in the very title - "L'Epoca Blu" (The Blue Period) - of his January 1957 show at the small Galleria Apollinaire in Milan.
In 1957, in a notorious exhibition in Milan's Galleria Apollinaire, Klein exhibited 11 monochrome blue paintings, noticeably different only in their surface texture and, also, in their prices.
Though one should not put too much weight on Maulpoix's continuation of tradition, he himself plays with diverse echoes of other poets who have sought the infinite: Baudelaire, whose voyagers have their eyes fixed on other realms; Rimbaud, who strings garlands from star to star or whose drunken boat traverses glaucous seas now populated by Breton's soluble fish; Apollinaire, marveling at his own modernity; or Eluard, celebrating "celle de toujours route.
A stout and clever priest said to me "There's no one more alive than Guillaume Apollinaire.
In making some perceptive comments on Apollinaire, Breton, Bergson, and many others, he tends to lose sight of his demonstration, but he comes back to the same issues in the following chapter on simultaneity.