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Birds

Author: Saint-John Perse; Derek Mahon
Publisher: Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland : Gallery Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The original text (Oiseaux, 1962) was written to accompany a series of bird lithographs by George Braque ... Robert Fitzgerald's version of Birds ... has long been out of print ... Working closely with Perse, Fitzgerald was scrupulous and literal; while the present version, risking paraphrase, tries to find a more idiomatic mode without sacrificing the often incantatory tone characteristic of this extraordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saint-John Perse, 1887-1975.
Birds.
Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland : Gallery Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)606931641
Named Person: Saint-John Perse; Saint-John Perse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saint-John Perse; Derek Mahon
ISBN: 1852353384 9781852353384 1852353376 9781852353377
OCLC Number: 51573425
Description: 33 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Oiseaux.
Responsibility: Saint-John Perse ; a version by Derek Mahon.

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"The original text (Oiseaux, 1962) was written to accompany a series of bird lithographs by George Braque ... Robert Fitzgerald's version of Birds ... has long been out of print ... Working closely with Perse, Fitzgerald was scrupulous and literal; while the present version, risking paraphrase, tries to find a more idiomatic mode without sacrificing the often incantatory tone characteristic of this extraordinary author"--Translator's note.

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