The Nature of Things / Edition 3

The Nature of Things / Edition 3

by Francis Ponge
     
 


Poetry. Translated from the French by Lee Fahnestock. First published in 1942 and considered the keystone of Francis Ponge's work, Le parti pris de choses appears here in its entirety. It reveals his preoccupation with nature and its metaphoric transformation through the creative ambiguity of language. "My immediate reaction to Lee Fahnenstock'sSee more details below

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Poetry. Translated from the French by Lee Fahnestock. First published in 1942 and considered the keystone of Francis Ponge's work, Le parti pris de choses appears here in its entirety. It reveals his preoccupation with nature and its metaphoric transformation through the creative ambiguity of language. "My immediate reaction to Lee Fahnenstock's translation was: this must certainly be 'Ponge's voice in English'...[She] gives us his tones, rhythms, humor...[and] maneuvers his word play with respect and unostentatious discretion"--Barbara Wright, translator of Queneau, Pinget, Sarraute.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873760805
Publisher:
Red Dust
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Series:
French Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
52
Sales rank:
1,430,606
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)

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