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Yves Bonnefoy
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published June 12th 1985 by Vintage
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Jul 29, 2014 M. rated it really liked it
Bonnefoy is the one "member" of the Ephemere magazine group that I have a hard time really getting into. Also, when thinking about that, I realized that my openness to poetry might sit parallel (although constructed very differently) to the thing I hate most in terms of "criticism" to narrative--i.e. the idea of "relatability", which I think is an entirely moot point. When I say I couldn't "access" the work well regarding poetry, is that the same as when someone says they couldn't get into a nar ...more
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Poetry does not get any better than this.
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Yves Bonnefoy (born June 24, 1923) was a French poet and essayist. Bonnefoy was born in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, the son of a railroad worker and a teacher.

His works have been of great importance in post-war French literature, at the same time poetic and theoretical, examining the meaning of the spoken and written word. He also published a number of translations, most notably Shakespeare and publish
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