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Alexis Lykiard


Who is Alexis Lykiard?

Alexis Lykiard is a British writer of Greek heritage, who began his prolific career as novelist and poet in the 1960s. His poems about jazz have received particular acclaim, including from Maya Angelou, Hugo Williams, Roy Fisher, Kevin Bailey and others. He is also known as translator of Isidore Ducasse, Comte de Lautréamont, Alfred Jarry, Antonin Artaud and many notable French literary figures. In addition, Lykiard has written two highly praised intimate memoirs of Jean Rhys: Jean Rhys Revisited and Jean Rhys Afterwords.

  • born in (75 years ago)
  • written works: "A sleeping partner", "Safe Levels", "The drive north", "Robe of skin", "Strange alphabet", "Milesian fables", "Journey of the alchemist", "Beat Dreams and Plymouth Sounds", "Greek images", "The stump", "Jean Rhys revisited", "Omnibus occasions: poems", "A lowdown ecstasy"

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes (2013)

by Richard Kostelanetz

Alexis Lykiard. Cambridge, MA: Exact Change, 1994. LAX, Robert (30 November 1915). A Columbia College chum of both AD REINHARDT and THOMAS MERTON, Lax has sought linguistic purity comparable to the visual purity of the former ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

ed Alexis Lykiard, mostly HORROR; Demoniacal Possession (1992 chap), a talk; The Man who Went Too Far (1904; ...

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