The Penguin Book of French Poetry: 1820-1950; With Prose Translations (Penguin Classics)

The Penguin Book of French Poetry: 1820-1950; With Prose Translations (Penguin Classics)


This assortment illuminates the uniquely attention-grabbing period among 1820 and 1950 in French poetry—a time during which different aesthetic principles conflicted and converged as poetic types advanced at an magnificent speed. It comprises beneficiant choices from the entire proven giants—among them Baudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud and Breton—as good as works from a large choice of much less famous poets corresponding to Claudel and Cendrars, whose options proved very important to the development of poetry in France. the numerous literary faculties of the time also are represented in sections concentrating on such routine as Romanticism, Symbolism, Cubism and Surrealism. Eloquent and inspirational, this wealthy and exhilarating anthology unearths an period of outstanding vitality.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes by way of exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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