To the Icebergs (Essay on Henri Michaux)

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Vers les icebergs[Essai sur Henri Michaux]
Author J. M. G. Le Clézio co-written by Henri Michaux
Original title Vers les icebergs[Essai sur Henri Michaux]
Country France
Language French
Genre Essay
Publisher Fata Morgana, Montpellier
Publication date
1978
Pages 52 pp
ISBN 978-2-85194-059-9
OCLC 15901405

Vers les icebergs [Essai sur Henri Michaux] is an essay by J. M. G. Le Clézio on Henri Michaux.

Vers les icebergs could well be translated into English as To the Icebergs (Essay on Henri Michaux) according to France.com.[1]

Henri Michaux[edit]

Henri Michaux was a highly idiosyncratic Belgian poet writer and painter who wrote in the French language . Michaux is best known for his esoteric books written in a highly accessible style, and his body of work includes poetry travelogues, and art criticism . Michaux travelled widely, tried his hand at several careers, and experimented with drugs, the latter resulting in two of his most intriguing works, Miserable Miracle and The Major Ordeals of the Mind and the Countless Minor Ones.Vers les icebergs is an essay on the author of

  • ' Misérable miracle'[2]
    • 'Misérable miracle' was translated by Louise Varèse into English with the title 'Miserable miracle:mescaline'[3]

and

  • 'Les Grandes Épreuves de l'esprit et les innombrables petites'[4]
    • 'Les Grandes Épreuves de l'esprit et les innombrables petites' was translated by Richard Howard as 'The Major Ordeals of the Mind and the Countless Minor Ones'[5]

Publication history[edit]

First French edition[edit]

  • Le Clézio, J. M. G; Henri Michaux (1985). Vers les icebergs[Essai sur Henri Michaux] (in French). Montpellier: Fata Morgana. p. 65. ISBN 978-2-85194-059-9. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio". france.com. 2008-10-10. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 
  2. ^ Michaux, Henri (1985). Misérable miracle, la mescaline .. Dessins et documents manuscrits originaux de l'auteur. (in French). Montpellier: Fata Morgana. p. 199. OCLC 3242383
  3. ^ Michaux, Henri; Misérable miracle translated by Louise Varèse (2002). Miserable miracle:mescaline. New York: New York Review Books. p. 179. ISBN 978-1-59017-001-4. 
  4. ^ Michaux, Henri (1966). Les Grandes Épreuves de l'esprit et les innombrables petites (in French). Paris: Gallimard,Le Point du jour. OCLC 325588
  5. ^ Michaux, Henri; Les Grandes épreuves de l'esprit et les innombrables petites translated by Richard Howard (1974). The Major Ordeals of the Mind and the Countless Minor Ones (in English, This translation originally published: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974). London: Secker & Warburg. p. 170.  OCLC 59237528