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Direct, colloquial, and allusive, these poems evoke the peasants and sailors of Brittany and the bohemians and prostitutes of Paris in a vivid, fast-paced language that transformed the Modernist, Symbolist, and Surrealist movements, and influenced Pound, Eliot and the poetry of both England and America. This parallel-text edition enables the reader to experience the poet's

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Hardcover, 220 pages
Published November 28th 1974 by Humanities Press Intl (first published November 1974)
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Cooper Renner
I wish the translation of the poems was more literal so that I could improve my French by comparing the originals and translations on facing pages. But as is, you have to be expert in French or just stick to the English versions.
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