On the day after Christmas 1926, avant-garde poet Henri Michaux began a year-long journey to Ecuador as a man who knows neither how to travel nor how to keep a journal. In the process, he created the first truly modern travel book, a work of pointed observation and sensual, even hallucinogenic, poetry and prose.Michaux set out to record a journey but his vivid descriptions, his unexpected leaps of thought, provide a log unlike any other, one obsessed not with how a traveler interacts with the world but how the world -- the ...

Ecuador: A Travel Journal 2001, Marlboro Press

ISBN-13: 9780810160910

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Ecuador: A Travel Journal 1970, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295785837