Capitale de la douleur

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Capitale de la douleur (Capital of Pain) is a book of poems by French surrealist poet Paul Éluard. The collection was first published in 1926.

Table of contents[edit]

  • Répétitions
  • Mourir de ne pas mourir
  • Les petits justes
  • Nouveaux poèmes.

Publication[edit]

  • Paris, Nouvelle revue française [1926]

Influence[edit]

In 1965, Jean-Luc Godard adapted several of the concepts in Éluard's poetry in his film Alphaville and quoted from it throughout.

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