Modern French Poets: Selections with Translations : a Dual-language Book

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Courier Corporation, 1955 - Foreign Language Study - 273 pages
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Treasury of poems and prose extracts by 10 great poets: Max Jacob, Leon-Paul Fargue, Jules Supervielle, Saint-John Perse, Jean Cocteau, André Breton, Paul Éluard, Robert Desnos, Henri Michaux and Pierre Emmanuel. Excellent English translations on facing pages plus introduction to modern French poetry and introduction and bibliography for each poet.
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Paul Eluard
24
Hamletism
37
LonPuul Forgue
48
A SaintGermain
62
Coeur
76
Ce Pur Enfant
90
St John Prt
94
Vigilance
158
Toujours pour la Premiere Fots
164
Prose Selections
174
Nous Sommes
190
Deshabilletot
204
Quartier SaintMerri
218
Poets Travel 255
235
Un Honrme Paisiblc
242

Et Vous Mers
100
Jan Coctau
116
from La Difficult e TEtre 1947
122
LAnge Heurtebise
130
Andr rton
145
Ma Femme a la Chevelure de Feu de Boit
152
Clown
250
from Qui Est cet Hotnme 1947
257
Les Noces de la Mort
264
Nada
272
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Wallace Fowlie is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus at Duke University. He is an eminent scholar-teacher whose books include highly regarded studies of Mallarme, Rimbaud, and Proust.

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