Madness as Method: On Andrew Hussey’s “Speaking East: The Strange and Enchanted Life of Isidore Isou”
A new biography of the founder of Lettrism, the “avant-garde of the avant-garde.”...
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Marius Hentea is a professor of English literature at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Born in Romania, he grew up in Indiana and holds degrees from Columbia (BA, political science), Harvard (PhD, government), and Warwick (PhD, English). He is the author of TaTa Dada: The Real Life and Celestial Adventures of Tristan Tzara (2014), which has been translated into German and Romanian, and Henry Green at the Limits of Modernism (2014). His work has appeared in Modernism/modernity, MLQ, and PMLA, among other venues. He is currently working on a book about the trials of authors for treason after World War II.