Dreaming the Miracle: Three French Prose Poets: Max Jacob, Jean Follain, Francis Ponge
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Dreaming the Miracle: Three French Prose Poets: Max Jacob, Jean Follain, Francis Ponge

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Baudelaire laid the foundations for prose poetry as a genre in the 19th century, but it wasn’t until the avant garde movement in the first half of the 20th century that the prose poem began a widespread emergence on the international scene. The three poets in this volume were major factors in this emergence. Max Jacob (1876–1944), a writer of surrealist cubist fables; Fran...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by White Pine Press
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anyone interested in prose poetry should get this book.... Ponge is not quite for me. But Follain and Jacob, quite differently, very much so.

And really nice introductions....
David Grasse
The prose-poems of Jean Follain made the whole book worth reading. Looking forward to reading more of his works.
Fall 2007: Workshop (N. Van Winckel)
read Follain.
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