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Author: Paul Valéry; Anthony Bower; James Laughlin; Denis Devlin
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 1964. ©1950
Series: New Directions paperbook, 184.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : First paperbook editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
översättningar till engelska
Named Person: Paul Valéry; Paul Valéry; Paul Valéry; Paul Valéry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Valéry; Anthony Bower; James Laughlin; Denis Devlin
ISBN: 0811202135 9780811202138
OCLC Number: 1172001
Language Note: From the French.
Notes: "The editing of the English texts was begun by Anthony Bower and completed by J. Laughlin"--Publisher's note.
"The translators : Denis Devlin [and others]"--Preliminary page.
Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Poems. The spinner --
Fragments from The youngest of the fates --
The bee --
Fragments from Narcissus --
The friendly wood --
The graveyard by the sea --
Palm --
Song of the columns --
The rower --
The sleeping beauty (Au bois dormant) --
Helen --
Interior --
The exquisite dancer --
The cincture --
The sylph --
The footsteps (Les pas) --
Life in death (La fausse morte). Prose poems. The young mother --
How calm the hour is --
The bath --
As on the shore of the ocean --Psalm on a voice --
Song of the master-idea. Prose writings. Fragments from Introduction to the method of Leonardo da Vinci --
Leonardo and the philosophers (Extracts) --
Two fragments from On Poe's eureka --
Methodical conquest --
Extraneous remarks. On poetry. With reference to Adonis --
Knowledge of the goddess --
Fragment from An inaugural address before the French Academy --
Literature --
A poet's letter --
Extracts from A discourse on the declamation of verse --
Fragment of The memories of a poem. On architecture. Four fragments from Eupalinos, or the architect. On the dance. From Dance and the soul. Essays on various subjects. On myths and mythology --
Man and the night (Extract from Variations on an idea of Pascal) --
Sketch on Descartes --
On Bossuet --From a preface oto Montesquieu's Persian letters --
On Mallarmé : Mallarmé's Coup de dés ; Last visit to Mallarmé --
On painting (About Berthe Morisot) --
An unpublished letter to Pierre Louts --
Analecta : My body ; Order, disorder and oneself ; Abrupt changes in a selfsame thing ; Problem of the three bodies. The Teste cycle. Fragment from An evening with Mr. Teste --
Fragment from A letter from Mrs. Emilie Teste --
Two fragments from A letter to a friend. Theater. Sketches of My Faust.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 184.
Other Titles: Works.
Selected writings of Paul Valéry
Responsibility: Paul Valéry.

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