The Sea & Other Poems by Eugine GuillevicThe Sea & Other Poems by Eugine Guillevic

The Sea & Other Poems

byEugine Guillevic, Patricia Terry, Monique Chefdor

Paperback | May 31, 2007

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Comprehensive bi-lingual anthology of the poems of Guillevic timed to coincide with the festivities in France to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Translated into some 50 languages in over 60 countries, Guillevic remains one of the most popular poets of Europe inspiring songs, artists, (over 100 of the worlds most prominent artists have illustrated his works) and poetry lovers everywhere. Despite his wide acclaim English language editions of his work are difficult to find and often poorly translated. This edition sets a new standard for English language renditions of his poetry.
Patricia Terry was Professor of French Literature at Barnard College and the University of California San Diego until her retirement in 1991. She is the author, translator, and editor of numerous books & essays related to medieval French verse and 19th- and 20th literature and poetry.Translators reside in San Diego, Calif.
Title:The Sea & Other PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.04 × 6.13 × 1.09 inPublished:May 31, 2007Publisher:Commonwealth Books, Black WidowLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0976844982

ISBN - 13:9780976844983


Table of Contents

1 From Summoned (1977-82)
2 Don't try
3 What is the capital of absence?
4 From Motives (1981-84)
5 The Menhirs
6 The Canal
7 Outside-Inside
8 The Salt Flats
9 The Sea
10 From Now (1993)
11 We always want
12 Growing old
13 You haven't succeeded
14 When nothing is happening
15 I don't belong to myself
16 Space attracts
17 You, lovely bluebird,
18 What a dance
19 You don't see
20 What are you waiting for?
21 From Everydays (1994-96)
22 Pebble, probably granite,
23 From Present (1987-97)
24 If I stop looking at the ravine
25 Things
26 When suddenly dawn appears
27 Look at yourself
28 I look at a rock
29 Why talk to the stones?
30 Poetry is the impassioned quest
31 Question
32 From Possible futures (1996)
33 Silence