French Love Poems

New Directions (Author) Tynan Kogane (Editor)
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Description

Filled with devotion and lust, sensuality and eroticism, fevers and overtures, these poems showcase some of the most passionate verses in the French language. From the classic sixteenth-century love sonnets of Louise Labé and Maurice Sceve to the piercing lyricism of the Romantics and the dreamlike compositions of the Surrealists, French Love Poems is the perfect, seductive gift for anyone who makes your heart flutter.

This collection includes poems by Guillaume Apollinaire, Charles Baudelaire, Claude Cahun, René Char, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, Paul Éluard, Louise Labé, Stéphane Mallarmé, Anna de Noailles, Joyce Mansour, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, and many others; as well as translations by Mary Ann Caws, Robert Duncan, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Denise Levertov, Ezra Pound, Kenneth Rexroth, Frederick Seidel, Richard Sieburth, and William Carlos Williams.

Product Details

Price
$11.95  $10.99
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
June 28, 2016
Pages
100
Dimensions
4.2 X 0.4 X 5.9 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811225595

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About the Author

Tynan Kogane is an editor at New Directions.

Reviews

Bring glory to the love-drunk folks at home!--Charles Baudelaire
The only reality is Beauty and its only perfect expression is Poetry. All the rest is a lie.--Stéphane Mallarmé