From the Publisher
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.
From the Jacket
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...