Poetry in Translation (French) #1
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This particular reading list is "Poetry in Translation (French) #1" and contains a selection of several interesting works of French poetry in translation.
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by – [-] Price: – – – – Title: “Edge” Author: Claire Malroux Translator: Marilyn Hacker Genre: Poetry in Translation – Contemporary French Poetry “Edge” by Claire Malroux: A Review “Edge” offers a selection of poems from Claire Malroux’s previous volumes, expertly translated by Marilyn Hacker. Claire Malroux was born in Albi, France, and now […]
by – [-] Price: – – – – Title: “Hitting the Streets” Author: Raymond Queneau Translator: Rachel Galvin Genre: Poetry in Translation – Contemporary French Poetry “Hitting the Streets” by Raymond Queneau: A Review Raymond Queneau was born in Normandy in 1903 and studied at the Sorbonne before military service and a career working for […]
by – [-] Price: – – – – Title: “Selected Poems” Author: Jacques Prévert Translator: Sarah Lawson Genre: Poetry in Translation – 20th Century French Poetry “Selected Poems” by Jacques Prévert: A Review Jacques Prévert (1900-77) has been the most widely-read poet in France for years, but he is hardly known in the English-speaking world, […]
by – [-] Price: – – – – Title: “The Inventors and Other Poems” Author: René Char Translator: Mark Hutchinson Genre: Poetry in Translation – Contemporary French Poetry “The Inventors and Other Poems” by René Char: A Review One of the foremost poets of the French Resistance, René Char has been hailed as “the conscience […]
by – [-] Price: – – – – Title: “Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War” Author: Guillaume Apollinaire Translator: Anne Hyde Greet and S. I. Lockerbie Genre: Poetry in Translation – 20th Century French Poetry “Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War” by Guillaume Apollinaire: A Review A fully annotated, bilingual edition, “Calligrammes” is a key […]
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