Capital of Pain by Paul Éluard

Capital of Pain, is considered one of the key texts of surrealism. This is the first new translation into English of this work in over 30 years and the only edition available in the English language. This edition presents the text in its entirety in a bilingual format and includes an extensive essay on Eluard's works by Mary Ann Caws. This book has had a lasting effect on poets and readers since it exploded unto the literary scene in 1926 and has never been out of print in Europe since.

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The 2440th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 60th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Capital of Pain Hardcover 5690874 $57.75
Capital of Pain Paperback 303926 $15.95 $13.97 2006
Capital of Pain Paperback 4736712 $82.24 $7.60 1973