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French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)

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painting Cabaret Voltaire, Tzara appears to be obscenely wiggling his
When you type in up comes a black screen with the heading Archive-Grotto, a picture of a rococo, grottesque [subs sic.] architectural detail and the immortal words underneath 'Knowledge, knowledge, knowledge Boomboom, boomboom, boomboom' attributed to Tristan Tzara and dated 1918.
The ultimate expression of this negativity can be seen in Tristan Tzara's 1918 Dada manifesto, which he denied was a manifesto at all and in which he proclaimed that he wished to achieve nothing.
Tristan Tzara Prize for Most Ironic Headline Juxtaposition.
The Dadaist movement originated in Zurich during World War I; Tzara wrote the first Dada texts--La Premiere Aventure celeste de Monsieur Antipyrine (1916; "The First Heavenly Adventure of Mr.
Nancy sent a hasty card: |Here is news; Tristan Tzara is coming over to lecture on Language et Poesie at the French Institute'.
(or dadaism; from Fr, dada, " hobby horse " ) A literary and artistic movement founded in 1916 in Zurich by Tristan Tzara, with the artist Hans Arp,
In 1924, the Marxist sociologist Henri Lefebvre, then in his early twenties, published his first piece, which he called "a portrait of dada." "It brought me a lasting friendship with Tristan Tzara," he recalled in 1975, speaking of the man who, along with Hugo Ball, Emmy Hennings, Hans Arp, Marcel Janeo, and Richard Huelsenbeck, had launched a proof, in the Cabaret Voltaire in the first months of 1916, that delight and rage could be the same thing.
Hugo Ball, who penned the first Dada Manifesto, opened the Cabaret Voltaire cafe-club with his lover Emmy Hennings on 5 February 1916, when he was joined by Hans Arp, Marcel Janeo, Sophie Taeuber and Tristan Tzara, who would become Dada's most vocal champion.
Among the topics are a poetics of excess and pastiche in Yeats and Pound, the dialogue between Virginia Woolf and Master William, Wittgenstein's Shakespeare, Shakespearean etching in Laforgue and Tzara, Bertold Brecht and the dialectic of greatness, and Beckett's Shakespeare or silencing the bard.