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Selected Poems of Paul Verlaine, Bilingual edition

Paul Verlaine (Author), C. F. MacIntyre (Translator)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 248 pages
ISBN: 9780520251786
May 2007
$26.95, £19.95
The influential French poet, Symbolist leader, and Decadent Paul Verlaine (1844–1896) was recognized as a groundbreaking writer even in his own lifetime—his stylistic innovations brought a new musicality to French poetry and paved the way for free verse and other twentieth-century techniques and experiments. This selection of poems, with the French text en face, provides a comprehensive selection of Verlaine’s verse together with a lucid introduction illuminating his life and works.
Paul Verlaine, author of works including Romance sans paroles and Sagesse, was elected France’s “Prince of Poets” by his peers in 1894.

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