In this work, begun during the German occupation, the eminent French poet and philosopher began to turn away from the small, perfect poem toward a much more open form, a kind of prose poem that recounted its own process of coming into being along with the final result.
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Meet the Author
Francis Ponge (b. 1899) became known in French literary circles in the wake of the First World War, but commenced his most important work during the German Occupation. His fame began to reach its present height with the respect shown him by Tel Quel in the late fifties.