The Art of Poetry

The Art of Poetry

Paul Valéry, Denise Folliot

Publish yr note: First released in 1985

All of Valery's significant meditations at the thought and perform of poetry are integrated during this quantity. T. S. Eliot writes in his creation that Valery "invented, and was once to impose upon his age, ... a brand new notion of the poet." As defined by way of Valery, the poet is a "cool scientist, nearly an algebraist, within the provider of a refined dreamer." Valery focuses his recognition at the planned formal paintings that transforms the dream into the poem, in his personal poems, in addition to in these of l. a. Fontaine, Victor Hugo, Baudelaire, the Symbolists, Mallarme, Rimbaud, and others.

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