Translated from the French by Galway Kinnell and Richard Pevear Yves Bonnefoy is probably the most prominent figure in the generation of French poets who came into public view following World War II. Dedicated to poetry more as a means of spiritual illumination than as a technique for creating artistic monuments, he uses what he conceives to be the brokenness and poverty of language to enable us to glimpse a wholeness lacking in our contemporary world. This excellent translation of Bonnefoy s early poems represents an ...

Early Poems 1947-1959 1992, Ohio University Press, Ohio

ISBN-13: 9780821410486

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Early Poems 1947-1959 1991, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821409664