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Mary Ann Caws The Yale Anthology of Twentieth-Century French Poetry Book

Mary Ann Caws The Yale Anthology of Twentieth-Century French Poetry Book

The Yale Anthology of Twentieth-Century French Poetry

Not since the publication of Paul Auster s The Random House Book of 20th Century French Poetry 1984 has there been a significant and widely read anthology of modern French poetry in the English speaking world Here for the first time is a comprehensive bilingual representation of French poetic achievement in the twentieth century, from the turn of the century poetry of G Not since the publication of Paul Auster s The Random House Book of 20th Century French Poetry 1984 has there been a significant and widely read anthology of modern French poetry in the English speaking world Here for the first time is a comprehensive bilingual representation of French poetic achievement in the twentieth century, from the turn of the century poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire to the high modernist art of Samuel Beckett to the contemporary verse of scourge Michel Houellebecq Many of the English translations on facing pages are justly celebrated, composed by eminent figures such as T.S Eliot, Wallace Stevens, and John Ashbery many others are new and have been commissioned for this book Distinguished scholar and editor Mary Ann Caws has chosen work by than 100 poets Her deliberately extensive, international selection includes work by Francophone poets, by writers better known for accomplishments in other genres novelists, songwriters, performance artists , and by many female poets than have typically been represented in past anthologies of modern French poetry The editor has opted for a chronological organisation that highlights six crucial pressur

Title : The Yale Anthology of Twentieth-Century French Poetry
Author :  Mary Ann Caws
Language : Multiple languages
Isbn : 0300100108
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 704 pages

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