Poetry and Photography - 
      Yves Bonnefoy
    
      Chris Turner

Poetry and Photography

; Chris Turner (Oversetter)

The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and published a dozen major collections of poetry in verse and prose, several books of dream-like tales, and numerous studies of literature and art. Les mer
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The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and published a dozen major collections of poetry in verse and prose, several books of dream-like tales, and numerous studies of literature and art. His oeuvre has been translated into scores of languages, and he himself was a celebrated translator of Shakespeare, Yeats, Keats, and Leopardi.Poetry and Photography is Bonnefoy's seminal essay on the intricate connections between the two fields as they play out against a background of major works in the history of literature. Bonnefoy is concerned not just with new concepts that photography introduces to the world of images, but also with the ways in which works like Maupassant's "The Night" perpetuate these concepts. A short, critical text on different forms of artistic creation, masterfully translated by Chris Turner, the volume is an invigorating read.
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Forlag: Seagull Books London Ltd
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 64
ISBN: 9780857424259
Format: 2 x 2 cm
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Yves Bonnefoy (1923 2016) was a poet, critic, and professor emeritus of comparative poetics at the College de France. In addition to poetry and literary criticism, he published numerous works of art history and translated into French several of Shakespeare's plays. Chris Turner is a writer and translator who lives in Birmingham, England. He has translated Jean-Paul Sartre's The Aftermath of War, Portraits, and Critical Essays and Andre Gorz's Ecologica and The Immaterial, all published by Seagull Books.