A Matter Of Blue/Une histoire de bleu

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BOA Editions, Jul 1, 2005 - Poetry - 199 pages
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"In A Matter of Blue, we read that blue is what we would like to cultivate, something that clings to bees' feet and the poet's lips, something that can be used as a basis for composition or creation, something that is inherent in the gaze of the dark-eyed women . . ."-Dawn Cornelio A Matter of Blueis the most successful book by Maulpoix, author of over 25 French collections of poetry and the rightful heir to the 150-year tradition of French prose poetry. Jean-Michel Maulpoix( www.maulpoix.net) is director of a quarterly literary journal and professor of poetry at University Paris X-Nanterre. Dawn Corneliowrote her PhD thesis on translating Maulpoix. She is assistant professor of French studies at University of Guelph, Ontario.

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Contents

Introduction
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Nous connaissons par ouďdire lexistence de lamour
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Les beaux jours le large poudroie
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Copyright

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Jean-Michel Maulpoix was born November 11, 1952 in Montbeliard, France. He is the author of twenty-five poetry collections, and thirteen volumes of essay and criticism. He is director of the quarterly literary journal Le Nouveau Recueil and Professor of Modern and Contemporary Poetry at the University Parix X-Nantere. Dawn Cornelio received her PhD in French from University of Connecticut. Her thesis was based on translating the poetry of Jean-Michel Maulpoix. Since 2002 she has been assistant professor of French Studies at University of Guelph (Ontario). Her translations have appeared in various literary journals.

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