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Author: Nicolas Boileau Despréaux; Burton Raffel
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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French poet and critic Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux (1636-1711) was by turns venerated (in the eighteenth century) and reviled (in the nineteenth century) as the lawgiver of French classicism. This  Read more...

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Translations into English
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Boileau Despréaux, Nicolas, 1636-1711.
Selected poems.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006026974
Named Person: Nicolas Boileau Despréaux
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Boileau Despréaux; Burton Raffel
ISBN: 9780300134841 0300134843 0300108214 9780300108217
OCLC Number: 298790162
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 61 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction: A Classicist in Modern Times""; ""Satire II: To Monsieur de MoliÃ?re""; ""To ClimÃ?ne""; ""Quatrain on a Portrait of Rocinante, Don Quijoteâ€?s Horse""; ""On My Older Brother, Member of the Académie FranÃaise, with Whom Iâ€?d Quarreled""; ""Epitaph for the Authorâ€?s Mother""; ""Epigram: The Grateful Debtor""; ""A Perpetual Student of Time""; ""Satire I""; ""The Art of Poetry""; ""Canto One""; ""Canto Two""; ""Canto Three""; ""Canto Four""
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Nicholas Boileau ; translated from the French by Burton Raffel ; introduction by Julia Prest.

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This is a Boileau for our times. It is entirely without competition, and offers a spirited view of a man renowned for his spirit. Patricia Terry, translator of Renard the Fox and Poems of the Elder Read more...

 
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