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Pierre Reverdy - Pierre Reverdy

Pierre Reverdy

By: Pierre Reverdy, Mary Ann Caws (Editor), John Ashbery (Translator)

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Published: 5th February 2014
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The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime. Reverdy’s poetry has exerted a special attraction on American poets, from Kenneth Rexroth to John Ashbery, and this new selection, featuring the work of fourteen distinguished translators, most of it appearing here for the first time, documents that ongoing relationship while offering readers the essential work of an extraordinary writer.


Translated from the French by:

John Ashbery 
Dan Bellm
Mary Ann Caws
Lydia Davis
Marilyn Hacker
Richard Howard
Geoffrey O’Brien
Frank O’Hara
Ron Padgett
Mark Polizzotti
Kenneth Rexroth
Richard Sieburth
Patricia Terry
Rosanna Warren

ISBN: 9781590178164
ISBN-10: 1590178165
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 5th February 2014