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The Big Game (Le grand jeu)

March 23, 2012

Le Grand Jeu

Le Grand Jeu

Translator: Marilyn Kallet

Translator info: Professor of English

Publication Date: July 2011

Publisher: Commonwealth Books

Synopsis: This book, translated by UT’s Marilyn Kallet, is the first full length translation into English of Benjamin Peret’s Le Grand Jeu (The Big Game, first published in 1928). Peret (1899-1959) was one of the founders of Surrealism (with Andre Breton and Louis Aragon). The Big Game was Peret’s best known work of the time and is still in print in France 80 years later.