Anabasis

Paperback | October 21, 1970

bySt. John Perse, T. S. EliotTranslated byT. S. Eliot

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This internationally famous poem by the 1960 Nobel laureate was introduced to English-language readers in this translation by T. S. Eliot. In this definitive edition, French and English texts appear on facing pages. Preface by T. S. Eliot.

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This internationally famous poem by the 1960 Nobel laureate was introduced to English-language readers in this translation by T. S. Eliot. In this definitive edition, French and English texts appear on facing pages. Preface by T. S. Eliot.

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This internationally famous poem, considered to have exerted a wide influence on modern poetry, was first introduced to English-language readers in the translation by T.S. Eliot. In his Preface, Eliot describes it as "a series of images of migration" in the vast spaces of the ancient East and ranks it as "a piece of writing of the same...

Saint-John Perse (pseudonym of Alexis Léger, also Alexis Saint-Léger Léger) (31 May 1887-20 September 1975) was a French poet and diplomat who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960 "for the soaring flight and evocative imagery of his poetry." Alexis Léger was born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. His father, a lawyer, had l...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:October 21, 1970Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0156074060

ISBN - 13:9780156074063

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