Philippe Jaccottet

Born in Switzerland and a longtime resident of France, Philippe Jaccottet (b. 1925) has long been considered one of Europes premiere poets. The present selection draws from his four most recent volumes of poems and prose poems: Cahier de verdure (Notebook of Greenery, 1990), Apres beaucoup d'annees (After Many Years, 1994), Et, neanmoins (And, Nonetheless, 2001) and Ce peu de bruits (These Slight Noises, 2008). He has translated numerous German, Italian and Spanish poets into French. He is also...See more