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Edmond Jabes

EDMOND JABES was born in Cairo in 1912. He left Egypt during the Suez Crisis of 1956 and now lives in Paris. In 1970 he received the Prix des Critiques; in 1982, the Prix des Arts, des Lettres et des Sciences of the Foundation for French Judaism; and in 1983, the Pasolini Prize for poetry. Translator and poet Rosmarie Waldrop was educated at the University of Aix-Marseilles, the University of Freidburg, and the University of Michigan.