Arthur Cravan

Arthur Cravan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arthur Cravan (born Fabian Avenarius Lloyd on May 22, 1887, Lausanne, Switzerland) was known as a pugilist, a poet, a larger-than-life character, and an idol of the Dada and Surrealism movements. He was the second son of Otho Holland Lloyd and H l ne Clara St. Clair of armenian desent. His brother, Otho, was born in 1885. His father's sister, Constance Mary Lloyd, was married to Irish poet Oscar Wilde.He changed his name to Cravan in 1912 in honour of his fianc e Ren e Bouchet, who was born in the small village of Cravans in the department of Charente-Maritime in western France. Why he chose the name Arthur remains unclear. Cravan was last seen at Salina Cruz, Mexico in 1918 and most likely drowned in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico in November 1918show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613665380X
  • 9786136653808