Selected Poems of Paul Verlaine, Bilingual edition (Paperback)

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By Paul Verlaine, C. F. MacIntyre (Translated by)
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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.

About the Author


Paul Verlaine, author of works including Romance sans paroles and Sagesse, was elected France’s “Prince of Poets” by his peers in 1894.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780520251786
ISBN-10: 0520251784
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: May 2007
Pages: 248
Language: English