The Muse Spoke French: An Anthology of Poems

The Muse Spoke French: An Anthology of Poems

by Kendall Lappin
     
 

Poetry. In this eclectic selection of forty-eight French poems--including works by Villon, Voltaire, Baudelaire, Musset, Nerval, and Hugo, as well as lesser known poets such as d'Orleans, DuBellay, Prudhomme, Heredia, Coppee and Rollinat--translator Kendall Lappin puts theory to the test: dispensing with rhyme in favor of strict adherence to metrics and

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Poetry. In this eclectic selection of forty-eight French poems--including works by Villon, Voltaire, Baudelaire, Musset, Nerval, and Hugo, as well as lesser known poets such as d'Orleans, DuBellay, Prudhomme, Heredia, Coppee and Rollinat--translator Kendall Lappin puts theory to the test: dispensing with rhyme in favor of strict adherence to metrics and diction. Original French texts en face.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878580597
Publisher:
Leaping Dog Press
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Kendall Lappin is a retired Professor of Foreign Languages at the United States Navel Academy I Annapolis. Long active in literary translation, his recent books of translation are Echoes of Baudelaire and Aurelia/Sylvie (both published by Asylum Arts)

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