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A Certain Plume - Michaux, Henri, and Sieburth, Richard (Translated by), and Durrell, Lawrence (Preface by)
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A bilingual edition of the most famous of Henri Michaux's poetry collections, now in a new translation from the French. The figure of Plume preoccupied the great Belgian poet Henri Michaux throughout his career. Plume, meaning feather or pen, is a character who drifts from one thing to another, losing shape, taking new forms, at perpetual risk from reality. He is a personification of the imagination as subject to innumerable pratfalls and disgraces, and yet indestructible for all that. In this new bilingual edition, with ...

A Certain Plume 2018, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681372266

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