Yves Bonnefoy

this can be my test. This was once scanned with a flatbed scanner, so the standard isn't as nice as my different scans.

Note: this isn't the flatbed experiment that i used to be discussing at the forums.


A finished learn at the existence and poetics of Arthur Rimbaud.


Yves Bonnefoy was once born on June 24, 1923 in excursions. He studied arithmetic, the heritage of technological know-how, and philosophy on the collage of Poitiers and the Sorbonne. Later he labored for 3 years on the nationwide middle for clinical learn ahead of devoting himself thoroughly to writing and lecturing.

Bonnefoy’s first publication of poems, at the movement and Immobility of Douve, was once released in 1953 and received him speedy popularity as a brand new, significant voice. 3 different books seemed at abnormal durations and have been gathered in a single quantity lower than the name of Poèmes. In 1987 he released within the Shadow’s mild, via Début et fin de los angeles neige in 1991. at the present time he's said because the most eminent and influential poet in France today.

Since 1954 Bonnefoy has additionally produced many works of literary and artwork criticism—Rimbaud, Un rêve fait à Mantoue, Rome 1630, Entretiens sur los angeles poésie (Dialogues on Poetry). His translations of Shakespeare’s performs are thought of the simplest so far, and years in the past he released his translation of a few fifty poems through Yeats.

Over the previous thirty years Bonnefoy has been a customary customer to universities within the usa as professor of literature and lecturer, whereas conserving occasional educating posts at French universities in addition. considering 1981 he has been the professor of comparative poetics on the Collège de France. he's the director of the gathering Idées et Recherches at Flammarion, and the editor of Mythologies, now released in English through the college of Chicago Press. he's married to American painter Lucy Vines, they usually have one daughter, Mathilde.

Last fall the Bibliothèque Nationale venerated the poet with a wide finished exhibition of his manuscripts, first versions, and photographs.

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