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Anthology of Modern French Poetry, 1850-1950

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ISBN-10: 0521209293

ISBN-13: 9780521209298

Edition: 1976

Authors: Peter Broome, Graham Chesters

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This anthology is the companion volume to The Appreciation of Modern French Poetry, the aim of which was to give detailed preliminary help with the problems of poetic appreciation. The fourteen poets represented here provide a varied and exciting introduction to what is probably the richest century of French poetry, from 1850 to 1950. Hugo, the colossus of the nineteenth century, whose work gives new resonance and vitality to imaginative vision, opens the anthology, and Michaux, the most individual and 'modern' of twentieth-century poets in that he bridges the gap between poetry and contemporary science, closes it. Almost all the major poets of the period are included: Nerval, Baudelaire,…    
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Book details

List price: $46.99
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/15/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.748

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