By Yves Bonnefoy
This can be my test. This was once 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 lifestyles and poetics of Arthur Rimbaud.
Yves Bonnefoy was once born on June 24, 1923 in excursions. He studied arithmetic, the heritage of technological know-how, and philosophy on the collage of Poitiers and the Sorbonne. Later he labored for 3 years on the nationwide heart for medical learn prior to devoting himself thoroughly to writing and lecturing.
Bonnefoy’s first ebook of poems, at the movement and Immobility of Douve, was once released in 1953 and received him fast acceptance as a brand new, significant voice. 3 different books seemed at abnormal durations and have been accumulated in a single quantity below the identify of Poèmes. In 1987 he released within the Shadow’s gentle, by way of Début et fin de los angeles neige in 1991. this present day he's stated because the most eminent and influential poet in France today.
Since 1954 Bonnefoy has additionally produced many works of literary and paintings 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 up to now, and years in the past he released his translation of a few fifty poems via Yeats.
Over the previous thirty years Bonnefoy has been a standard customer to universities within the usa as professor of literature and lecturer, whereas protecting occasional educating posts at French universities besides. due to the fact 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 via 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 commemorated the poet with a wide finished exhibition of his manuscripts, first variants, and photographs.