French Poetry

French Poetry

From Medieval to Modern Times

Book - 2017
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"From the troubadours of the Middle Ages to the titans of modern poetry, from Rabelais and Ronsard to Raymond Queneau and Yves Bonnefoy, French Poetry offers a one-volume introduction to this rich and varied poetic tradition. Great writers of past centuries--La Fontaine, Francois Villon, Christine de Pizan, Marguerite de Navarre, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Verlaine, Mallarme, Apollinaire, and many more--mingle with such diverse representatives of the modern Francophone world as Leopold Senghor, Venus Khoury-Ghata, and Hedi Kaddour. Patrick McGuiness's dazzling selection encapsulates all the splendors of French poetry"-- Provided by publisher.
"A selection of English translations of French poetry from medieval to modern times, in the hardcover Everyman's Library Pocket Poet series"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Everyman's Library,, 2017
ISBN: 9781101907832
1101907835
Characteristics: 256 pages ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: McGuinness, Patrick - Editor

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