A Garden of Impressionist Verse: Nineteenth-Century French Poetry

A Garden of Impressionist Verse: Nineteenth-Century French Poetry

by Michael Brunstrom
     
 

Illustrated with classic Impressionist paintings, this beautiful anthology features verses by Charles Baudelaire, Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Verlaine, and Victor Hugo. Perfect for Francophiles and poetry lovers alike, each poem is presented in the original French sideby-side with English translations. In addition to works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Pissarro,

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Illustrated with classic Impressionist paintings, this beautiful anthology features verses by Charles Baudelaire, Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Verlaine, and Victor Hugo. Perfect for Francophiles and poetry lovers alike, each poem is presented in the original French sideby-side with English translations. In addition to works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Pissarro, and Sisley, the collection also includes brief biographies of the poets and historical background on the art, making it a perfect introduction to the literary and artistic traditions of 19th-century France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556527517
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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