Selected Poems of Paul Verlaine, Bilingual edition
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.
- Paperback | 248 pages
- 109.2 x 182.9 x 15.2mm | 204.12g
- 22 May 2007
- University of California Press
- Berkerley, United States
- English, French
- Bilingual edition
About Paul Verlaine
Paul Verlaine, author of works including Romance sans paroles and Sagesse, was elected France's "Prince of Poets" by his peers in 1894.