Cocteau, Jean

(7/5/1892 Mainson-Laffitte- 10/11/1963 Milly-la-Foret) (France); aka Cocteau, Clement Eugene Jean Maurice
   Novelist, dramatist, draughtsman, filmmaker, and poet. Major literary figure of the 20th century, also produced numerous homoerotic drawings as a self-taught artist.
   Reproductions: Boy friends; Brusendorff, 1960b: p. 141 . [Drawings of homosexual sex]; Neret, 2004: pp. 161 -167 [B]. [Fellatio scene]; Hill, 1996: p. 136 . Girl friends; 1925; Brusendorff, 1960b: p. 140 [B]. Illustration [homosexual scene] for autobiography Le livre blanc: Hill, 1996: p. 135 [C]. Illustrations for Querelle of Brest by Genet; 1947; Neret, 1994: pp. 714-721 [B]. [Males copulating before a mirror]; Hurwood, 1975: p. 10 [B]. [Nude man with large erection]; Neret 1993: p. 26 [C].
   [b]Source: Benezit, vol. 3: pp. 1172-1173; Jean Cocteau, The passionate penis: erotic drawings (London: Peter Owen, 1993); Margaret Crosland, Jean Cocteau: erotica drawings (Pennsylvania: Peter Owen, 1991); DoA vol. 7: pp. 507509; Annie Guedras (ed.), Jean Cocteau: erotic drawings (Cologne: Benedikt Taschen, 1999); Vollmer I 1953: p. 456.

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  • Cocteau, Jean — born July 5, 1889, Maisons Laffitte, near Paris, France died Oct. 11, 1963, Milly la Forêt, near Paris French poet, playwright, and film director. He published his first collection of poems, La Lampe d Aladin, at age 19. He converted to… …   Universalium

  • Cocteau, Jean — (1889 1963)    Director and screenwriter. Jean Cocteau was born in Paris to a family from the wealthy Parisian bourgeoisie. Cocteau s father, a lawyer, was an important force in the young Cocteau s life, and he was deeply affected when his father …   Guide to cinema

  • Cocteau, Jean — (1889 1963)    Director and screenwriter. Jean Cocteau was born in Paris to a family from the wealthy Parisian bourgeoisie. Cocteau s father, a lawyer, was an important force in the young Cocteau s life, and he was deeply affected when his father …   Historical Dictionary of French Cinema

  • Cocteau, Jean — (Maurice Cocteau / July 5, 1889, Maison Lafitte, Yvelines, France October II, 1963, Milly la Forêt, Essonne, France)    The son of a lawyer and amateur painter who killed himself when Cocteau was ten years old, he was a poet, playwright, novelist …   Encyclopedia of French film directors

  • Cocteau, Jean — • КОКТО (Cocteau) Жан (5.7.1889 11.10.1963)    франц. поэт, драматург, художник, режиссёр. Чл. Ин та Франции (1955). Учился в лицее Кондорсе. Для К. характерны разнообразие и непостоянство творч. устремлений; чрезвычайно восприимчивый к худож.… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Cocteau, Jean — (1889 1963)    writer    A leading and influential French writer, poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, painter, and filmmaker, Jean Cocteau was born in Maisons Laffitte, near Paris. He was a poor student who early dropped out of school, but at… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Cocteau, Jean — ► (1889 1963) Polígrafo francés. Eterno innovador, se dedicó a la literatura y también a la pintura y al cine, con películas como Orfeo (1949). Autor de novelas, piezas teatrales, ensayos y poesía, participó en las vanguardias. Entre sus obras… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Jean Cocteau — en 1923. Bibliothèque nationale de France Nom de naissance Maurice Eugène Clément Jean Cocteau …   Wikipédia en Français

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