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The poet and the diplomat : the correspondence of Dag Hammarskjöld and Alexis Leger

Author: Saint-John Perse; Dag Hammarskjöld; Marie-Noëlle Little
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2001.
Series: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Alexis Leger - later known as the poet Saint-John Perse - and Dag Hammarskjold were important figures in diplomatic and literary spheres, and their lives shared a number of uncanny parallels that eventually brought them into contact with one another. Alexis Leger, French secretary-general of foreign affairs, perhaps saw in Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold the continuation of his diplomatic career, while
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saint-John Perse, 1887-1975.
Poet and the diplomat.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606611110
Named Person: Saint-John Perse; Dag Hammarskjöld; Dag Hammarskjöld; Dag Hammarskjöld; Saint-John Perse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saint-John Perse; Dag Hammarskjöld; Marie-Noëlle Little
ISBN: 0815629257 9780815629252
OCLC Number: 46975127
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xv, 146 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Other Titles: Alexis Leger-Dag Hammarsjköld correspondance, 1955-1961.
Responsibility: edited by Marie-Noëlle Little ; translated by Marie-Noëlle Little and William C. Parker ; with a foreword by Brian Urquhart.

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This work situates the two world-renowned personalities in their exchange of letters during the six years before Hammarskjold's death. The letters themselves are characterized by world vision, a  Read more...

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