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Five Great Odes

£14.99

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Rapp & Carroll. 1967. Claudel, Paul. Translation from the French by Lucie-Smith, Edward. DJ Condition: very good. Slight rips and marks on DJ. Signs of wear at all edges of DJ. No inscriptions. Spine and pages still in excellent condition.

"This is the first English version ever published of one of the most majestic poems in French literature, and one which most critics regard as having had a seminal influence in modern French poetry. Indeed, its influence has not been restricted to France: as Edward Lucie-Smith points out in his introduction, the influence of the Odes can be seen in the work of poets as far removed from Claudel as Allen Ginsberg and Charles Olson.

Claudel himself called the Odes 'true symphonies, developing, not in continuous sequence in the literary manner, but orchestrally, with themes interlaced and varied'. In few other poems of this century, in any language, does one find such intellectual sweep, such breadth of rhythm - in a word, such grandeur." - inside DJ cover

Item details

Author(s):
Claudel, Paul
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
88
Publisher:
Rapp & Carroll
Title:
Five Great Odes

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Rapp & Carroll. 1967. Claudel, Paul. Translation from the French by Lucie-Smith, Edward. DJ Condition: very good. Slight rips and marks on DJ. Signs of wear at all edges of DJ. No inscriptions. Spine and pages still in excellent condition.

"This is the first English version ever published of one of the most majestic poems in French literature, and one which most critics regard as having had a seminal influence in modern French poetry. Indeed, its influence has not been restricted to France: as Edward Lucie-Smith points out in his introduction, the influence of the Odes can be seen in the work of poets as far removed from Claudel as Allen Ginsberg and Charles Olson.

Claudel himself called the Odes 'true symphonies, developing, not in continuous sequence in the literary manner, but orchestrally, with themes interlaced and varied'. In few other poems of this century, in any language, does one find such intellectual sweep, such breadth of rhythm - in a word, such grandeur." - inside DJ cover

Author(s):
Claudel, Paul
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
88
Publisher:
Rapp & Carroll
Title:
Five Great Odes

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