Jules Supervielle

Jules Supervielle


Born
in Montevideo, Uruguay
January 16, 1884

Died
May 17, 1960

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Jules Supervielle (16 January 1884 – 17 May 1960) was a French poet and writer born in Uruguay.

Jules Supervielle always kept away from Surrealism which was dominant in the first half of the twentieth century. Eager to propose a more human poetry and to rejoin the real world, Supervielle rejected automatic writing (that the Surrealists very quickly gave up themselves) and the dictatorship of the unconscious, without disavowing the assets of modern poetry since Baudelaire, Rimbaud and Apollinaire, like certain fundamental innovations of surrealism.

Attentive to the universe which surrounded him, as he was to the phantoms of his interior world, he was one of the first to recommend this vigilance, this control that the following generations, mov
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Average rating: 3.85 · 291 ratings · 18 reviews · 47 distinct works
L'Enfant de la haute mer

4.08 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1930 — 7 editions
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Le voleur d'enfants

3.15 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1926 — 3 editions
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La fable du monde ; suivi d...

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Gravitations; Débarcadères

3.57 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1966
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Selected Writings

4.44 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1967
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Le forçat innocent - Les am...

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Homesick for the Earth

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L'homme de la pampa

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1923 — 3 editions
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Il ragazzo della domenica.....

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Selected Poems and Reflecti...

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1986
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“Tu manques de confiance en toi, et je veux te débarrasser de cette infirmité qui fait boiter ton bonheur”
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“L'enfant se croyait la seule petite fille au monde. Savait-elle seulement qu'elle était une petite fille?”
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