On the Motion and Immobility of Douve

Yves Bonnefoy

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On the Motion and Immobility of Douve

On the Motion and Immobility of Douve By Yves Bonnefoy On the Motion and Immobility of Douve None

  • Title: On the Motion and Immobility of Douve
  • Author: Yves Bonnefoy
  • ISBN: 9781852241322
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Unknown Binding
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    1. Anna Ryan-Punch on said:

      A suggestion from Paul, our household French poetry expert, when I eloquently asked for something French and modern and not with a shit translation This book was an unexpected treat I wasn t expecting it to be so strange, violent and insecty It reads as a kind of journey I think, it s not always easy poetry where Douve has died and her lover speaks But later Douve speaks.The writing is rich and strange and creepy both in English But let her be silent, the one still keeping watchAt the hearth, he [...]

    2. Cassie on said:

      Luminous and strange poetry I noticed Bonnefoy on my shelf just now and lit up Includes both the original French poems and translations on the facing page by Galway Kinnell Translation must be so difficult Whenever I am aware that I m reading a translation I have the sense of peering into moving waters to make out the intent behind the words.These poems are grammatically evasive by which I mean, evading the expected, the customary tropes.Here is a sample from p 145 in this edition What needs thi [...]

    3. Simone Roberts on said:

      The poem that makes most late 20th Century poetry possible at all.

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