French Love Poems

French Love Poems Filled with devotion and lust sensuality and eroticism fevers and overtures these poems showcase some of the most passionate verses in the French language From the classic sixteenth century love so

  • Title: French Love Poems
  • Author: NEW DIRECTIONS Tynan Kogane
  • ISBN: 9780811225595
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Paperback
  • Filled with devotion and lust, sensuality and eroticism, fevers and overtures, these poems showcase some of the most passionate verses in the French language From the classic sixteenth century love sonnets of Louise Lab and Maurice Sceve to the piercing lyricism of the Romantics and the dreamlike compositions of the Surrealists, French Love Poems is the perfect, seductivFilled with devotion and lust, sensuality and eroticism, fevers and overtures, these poems showcase some of the most passionate verses in the French language From the classic sixteenth century love sonnets of Louise Lab and Maurice Sceve to the piercing lyricism of the Romantics and the dreamlike compositions of the Surrealists, French Love Poems is the perfect, seductive gift for anyone who makes your heart flutter.This collection includes poems by Guillaume Apollinaire, Charles Baudelaire, Claude Cahun, Ren Char, Marceline Desbordes Val, Paul luard, Louise Lab , St phane Mallarm , Anna de Noailles, Joyce Mansour, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, and many others as well as translations by Mary Ann Caws, Robert Duncan, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Denise Levertov, Ezra Pound, Kenneth Rexroth, Frederick Seidel, Richard Sieburth, and William Carlos Williams.

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    1. French Love Poems is a compilation of love poems collected from the 1800s and 1900s, and believe me when I say, that the French really knew what love was.Now, I don't understand French, so I didn't ever read the left side pages of the slim but powerful volume, but how I wish I had. I'll just have to assume that the translation did justice to the original, but nearly every poem I was in love with. Each was written differently of course, but they each reflected the purity and beauty of being in lo [...]

    2. Breathtakingly Beautiful. I will treasure this little collection. *** Please note that I received this book for Free from First-Reads.

    3. I have a copy of Barnes & Noble's love poetry (you know with the beautiful sandy brown cloth hard cover and gold lining) and I saw this next to the poetry section, each page has a translation if you don't speak french and has a collection of different poets such as Paul Verlaine and Kenneth Rexroth. One of my favorite lines within this cute little pocket size book was, "I love you and letting you go proves that even distance won't stop me from loving you." Valentines day is coming, hope this [...]

    4. This deserves more a 3.5 star rating than a 3. Keeping in mind I only read the english translated side of this, i'm leaving the french for when I am WAAAY better.

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