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Rue traversière

Author: Yves Bonnefoy; Beverley Bie Brahic
Publisher: Calcutta : Seagull Books, 2015.
Series: French list.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A mixture of genres--the prose poem, the personal essay, quasi-philosophical reflections on time, memory and art--this is a book of both epigrammatic concision and dreamlike narratives that meander with the poet's thought as he struggles to understand and express some of the undercurrents of human life. The book's layered texts echo and elaborate on one another, as well as on aspects of Bonnefoy's poetics and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yves Bonnefoy; Beverley Bie Brahic
ISBN: 9780857422279 0857422278
OCLC Number: 931861895
Language Note: In English; translated from the French.
Notes: "First published in French as Rue traversière by Yves Bonnefoy © Mercure de France, 1977"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 77 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Egypt --
The fruit --
The fires --
A cupola --
Rome, the arrows --
Convenerunt in unum --
Crest --
The gods --
The Prague discoveries --
A new series of discoveries --
Rue Traversière --
Return, in the evening --
Second Rue Traversière --
A fit of laughter --
Of the signifier.
Series Title: French list.
Other Titles: Rue traversière.
Responsibility: Yves Bonnefoy ; translated by Beverley Bie Brahic.


Yves Bonnefoy is considered as foremost French poet of his generation. This title features both epigrammatic concision and narratives that meander with the poet's thought as he struggles to  Read more...


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