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French poets of today /
edited by Jean-Yves Reuzeau ; [translated by Geoffrey Patten et al.].
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Toronto : Guernica, 1999.
description
195 p. ; 19 cm.
ISBN
0920717829
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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series title
imprint
Toronto : Guernica, 1999.
isbn
0920717829
general note
On cover: Bilingual edition.
language note
Text in English with original French text on opposite pages.
catalogue key
4540638
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Kirkus Reviews, July 1999
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Summaries
Main Description
Virtually all the writers grouped in this collection have been active in the French poetry scene for many years. Although the thirteen writers here have crossed paths, their literary domains remain somewhat far apart. The poets included in this anthology are Patrice Beray, Patrice Delbourg, Olivier Kaeppelin, Leslie Kaplan, Dominique Labarriere, Yves Martin, Jean-Yves Reuzeau, James Sacre, Serge Safran, Serge Sautreau, Andre Velter, Franck Venaille and Marc Villard.
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An important anthology of modern poetry from France.A more diverse collection would be hard to locate: the poems vary widely int one, subject and approach; giving the reader an idea of the breadth of French writings as well as the similarities in creative effect. Readers will find this an important guide to understanding French achievements in modern times, and won't want to miss this presentation.' The Midwest Book Review.Virutally all the writers grouped in this collection have been active in the French poetry scene for many years. Although the thirteen writers here have crossed paths, their literary domains remain somewhat far apart. The poets included in this anthology are Patrice Beray, Patrice Delbourg, Olivier Kaeppelin, Leslie Kaplan, Dominique LabarriSre, Yves Martin, Jean-Yves Reuzeau, James Sacr, Serge Safran, Serge Sautreau, Andr, Velter, Franck Venaille and Marc Villard. The poems are translated by Geoffrey Patten, Glenda George, Pierre Joris, Charles John Crowle, Sylvia Paskin, Christine Thoret, Jay Ramsey, David Ball, Catherine Chattard and Paul Buck.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. 7
Poemsp. 11
Poemsp. 27
Heyssessinip. 39
Reignp. 53
Three Poemsp. 63
Poemsp. 77
Poemsp. 91
Portrait of the Peasant Through the Treesp. 105
Six Original Proofsp. 121
The Crystal in Lightning (Fragments)p. 137
Poemsp. 151
Three Phases of a State of Coersion (1983)p. 165
Poemsp. 177
Bio-Bibliographical Notesp. 191
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