William Fifield Collection
Cocteau, a monograph by William Fifield in the Columbia Essays on Modern Writers
series, No. 70, originally published by Columbia University Press in 1974
- Bound, 46-page essay on the artist's life and works
- Selected bibliography of books by and about Jean
"In Jean Cocteau, a
helpful introduction to the study of the maverick poet-playwright, William Fifield makes a
lively and interesting attempt to capture the Protean personality of his subject....
Fifield is especially apt at delimiting Cocteau's unique position in literary history as
fabulist, classicist, and scenic experimenter."
To order the paperback version:
The monograph is out of print but still available
in libraries. To order a copy of it online, try Amazon.com's search service for
Cocteau: "Jean Cocteau: A Self-Portrait," audio
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