Elegies

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Southern Illinois University Press, 1976 - Poetry - 116 pages
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This selection of 51 poems makes the work of the Breton poet accessible to English-speaking readers for the first time and shows the qualities which have made Guillevic influential among younger poets today.

 

A poet in French himself, O’Meara has not only brilliantly and accurately translated Guillevic’s poetry but has brought together a significant collection of his poetry following the poet’s own arrangement and aesthetics. Guillevic has contributed an original, hitherto un­published élégie to the volume. O’Meara’s critical introduction (in French) will be useful to students of French literature.

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About the author (1976)

Maurice A. O’Meara is an Assistant Professor of French at Southern Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. de­gree from the University of Iowa.

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