Pascal Pia, His Friends, and His Circle of Influence
Pascal Pia Exhibit
Pia's library contained many books given to him by friends. Works by important twentieth-century writers including Aragon, Breton, Camus, Cocteau and Bonnefoy are inscribed with personal dedications to Pia and reveal his wide circle of loyal friends.
Yves Bonnefoy. Poèmes. Mercure de France, 1978. Bonnefoy (1923-) has been considered to be the leading poet of France after WW II.
André Breton. Nadja. Gallimard, 1928. Breton (1896-1966) was chief poet and theoretician of the Surrealist movement.