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Jean Genet
(1910-1986) born on
Dec 19
French dramatist, author. He transformed erotic material into poetic vision, e.g., "Our Lady of the Flowers," 1942 which was a cult classic.
         
   
F
Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.

R
Perhaps all music, even the newest, is not so much something discovered as something that re-emerges from where it lay buried in the memory, inaudible as a melody cut in a disc of flesh. A composer lets me hear a song that has always been shut up silent
A
What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born.
N
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
K
The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Prisoner of Love," pt. 1, 1986, r. 1989.
R: "Prisoner of Love," pt. 1, 1986, r. 1989.
A: "The Blacks," 1959.
N: "The Thief's Journal," 1949.
K: "Prisoner of Love," pt. 1, 1986, r. 1989.
   


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