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Author: Peter Dale,Paul Valéry
ISBN: 0856463981
Pages: 192 pages
Publisher: Anvil Press Poetry (September 1, 2007)
Language: English French
Category: Poetry
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e-Book Charms and Other Pieces (English and French Edition) epub download

by Peter Dale,Paul Valéry



Paul Valéry was born in 1871 and died in Paris in 1945 Peter Dale was a school teacher until his retirement.

Paul Valéry was born in 1871 and died in Paris in 1945. A towering figure in modern French literature, his fascinatingly complex attitudes to poetry were deeply influenced by the impression made on him in his youth by Mallarmé's poems. Buried with national mourning in the "graveyard by the sea" of his poem, the cemetery at Sète. Peter Dale was a school teacher until his retirement.

If you're familiar with 20th Cent. French lit, you know that Valery is one of its major figures. If not, you may never have heard of him. Unfortunately his complete poems in English & French (this book) have been OOPS for years and thus rather expensive. An affordable introduction would be the New Directions Selected Writings of, which has his most famous poems and essays. He is also justly renowned for his essays.

Peter John Dale (born 21 August 1938) is a British poet and translator . Paul Valéry, Charms and Other Writings, Anvil Press, London, 2007. ISBN 978-0-85646-398-3.

Peter John Dale (born 21 August 1938) is a British poet and translator particularly noted for his skilful but unobtrusive use of poetic form. These were to be more wide-ranging than the usual interview and of book length. Over the next three years Dale was to interview Michael Hamburger, Anthony Thwaite and Richard Wilbur for this series. In 1963 Dale married Pauline Strouvelle, by whom he had a son and a daughter. After 2008 he moved to live in Cardiff. An Introduction to Rhyme, Agenda/Bellew, 1998.

Charms: and Other Pieces (Paperback). Paul Valery's most celebrated collection "Charmes" was first published in 1922. Here it is helpfully introduced and discussed by Peter Dale who has also appended some early poems, and one much later piece, of related interest. Paul Valery (author), Peter Dale (translator). It contains several of his most famous poems, including "Aebauche d'un serpent" and "Le cimetiere marin" - in Yvor Winters' view 'the two greatest short poems ever written'. Peter Dale has been working on his translations for some thirty years.

Paul Valéry’s most celebrated collection Charmes was first published in 1922

Paul Valéry’s most celebrated collection Charmes was first published in 1922. It contains several of his most famous poems, including Ébauche d’un serpent’ and Le cimetière marin’ – in Yvor Winters’ view the two greatest short poems ever written. The collection as a whole has achieved classic status as the finest work by the finest modern French poet. Here it is helpfully Paul Valéry’s most celebrated collection Charmes was first published in 1922.

Here it is helpfully introduced and discussed by Peter Dale who has also appended some early poems, and one much later piece, of related interest.

It contains several of his most famous poems, including Ébauche d’un serpent’ and Le cimetière marin’ – in Yvor Winters’ view the two greatest short poems ever written.

All other English poems except the last three English poems in this . Faulhaber, Beeckman and Peter the Red, come now in the cloudy avalanche or Gassendi's sun-red.

All other English poems except the last three English poems in this volume first published by John Calder (Publishers) Ltd 1961, the last three first published in this volume 1977. Other translations, many unsigned, made during the thirties with which Mr. Beckett was unsatisfied, exist in old magazines, but he did not want to see them reissued in book form.

Information regarding prices, travel timetables and other factual information given in this work is correct at the time of first printing but Cambridge University Press does not guarantee the accuracy of such information thereafter.

Paul Valéry’s most celebrated collection Charmes was first published in 1922. It contains several of his most famous poems, including Ébauche d’un serpent’ and Le cimetière marin’ – in Yvor Winters’ view the two greatest short poems ever written.’ The collection as a whole has achieved classic status as the finest work by the finest modern French poet. Here it is helpfully introduced and discussed by Peter Dale who has also appended some early poems, and one much later piece, of related interest.

Peter Dale has been working on his translations for some thirty years. As ever, he takes the hardest – and for the reader, most rewarding – route in making versions with corresponding rhyme and metre. The result is a fresh view of an intriguing poet, somewhat neglected but now revived in English.

Peter Dale is the author of notable translations of Dante’s Divine Comedy and selections from the poetry of Tristan Corbière, Jules Laforgue and François Villon. These and his own collections Edge to Edge (1996) and Under the Breath (2002) are published by Anvil.