By Yves Bonnefoy
This can be my experiment. This used to be scanned with a flatbed scanner, so the standard isn't really as nice as my different scans.
Note: this isn't the flatbed experiment that i used to be discussing at the forums.
A accomplished research at the existence and poetics of Arthur Rimbaud.
Yves Bonnefoy was once born on June 24, 1923 in excursions. He studied arithmetic, the historical past of technology, and philosophy on the college of Poitiers and the Sorbonne. Later he labored for 3 years on the nationwide heart for medical study earlier than devoting himself thoroughly to writing and lecturing.
Bonnefoy’s first booklet of poems, at the movement and Immobility of Douve, was once released in 1953 and gained him speedy popularity as a brand new, significant voice. 3 different books seemed at abnormal durations and have been gathered in a single quantity below the name of Poèmes. In 1987 he released within the Shadow’s mild, by means of Début et fin de l. a. neige in 1991. this present day 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 easiest so far, and years in the past he released his translation of a few fifty poems by way of Yeats.
Over the earlier thirty years Bonnefoy has been a customary customer to universities within the usa as professor of literature and lecturer, whereas protecting occasional instructing posts at French universities to boot. due to the fact that 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 by means of the collage of Chicago Press. he's married to American painter Lucy Vines, and so they have one daughter, Mathilde.
Last fall the Bibliothèque Nationale venerated the poet with a wide accomplished exhibition of his manuscripts, first variations, and photographs.