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Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (, , ; 5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, designer, filmmaker, visual artist and critic. Cocteau is best known for his novels Le Grand Écart (1923), Le Livre Blanc (1928), and Les Enfants Terribles (1929); the stage plays La Voix Humaine (1930), La Machine Infernale (1934), Les Parents terribles (1938), La Machine à écrire (1941), and L'Aigle à deux têtes (1946); and the films The Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), from his own eponymous piéce, Beauty and the Beast (1946), Orpheus (1949), and Testament of Orpheus (1960), which alongside Blood of a Poet and Orpheus constitute the so-called Orphic Trilogy. He was described as "one of [the] avant-garde's most successful and influential filmmakers" by AllMovie.

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by Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963
[Norfolk, Conn.] New Directions [1964, c1963]
 
 
Uniform title: Du cinematographie. English
by Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963
London ; New York : Marion Boyars ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Rizzoli, 1992
 
 
Kokutō shishū / Horiguchi Daigaku yaku
コクト-詩集 / 堀口大学訳
by Cocteau, Jean 1889-1963
Tōkyō : Shinchōsha, Shōwa 29 [1954]
東京 : 新潮社, 昭和 29 [1954]
 
 
Uniform title: Enfants terribles. English
by Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963
Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin, 1961
 
 
Uniform title: Journal d'un inconnu. English
by Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963
New York : Paragon House, 1988
 
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