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Selected Poems | Philippe Jaccottet

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Philippe Jaccottet is one of a group of poets who turned away from the Surrealists’ sometimes abstruse experiments with form in favor of a muted lyrical expression born of a quasi-fraternal bonding with the wonder of earth, light, water, sky. This lyricism is steeped in an ambiguous sense of our planet’s vulnerability in this nuclear age. Jaccottet’s work has now developed ...more
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Published November 1st 1988 by Wake Forest University Press (first published May 5th 1987)
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Parmi les œuvres poétiques de langue française du XXe siècle, celle de Jaccottet est, après celle d'Henri Michaux, le sujet du plus grand nombre de thèses et de mémoires. Le nombre considérable d'articles, de livres (listés en annexe), de recueils critiques, et d'hommages dans des revues prestigieuses, témoigne de l'importance d'un poète que le critique Bruno Blanckeman considère comme en voie de ...more
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