Author:Corbiere, Tristan; Dale, Peter

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Wry-Blue Loves: Les Amours jaunes and Other Poems (French and English Edition)

By: Corbiere, Tristan; Dale, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Anvil Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2279735

ISBN: 0856463779

Condition: Near Fine


Bilingual edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. The chronically invalid son of a robust sea-captain and novelist father, Tristan Corbière (1845-75) published one book of verse and was virtually unheard of in his lifetime. He is an informal formalist, delighting in clashing registers of diction and outrageous puns. With pervasive self-mocking humour, his poems combine a hopeless love, a grounded sea-fever, a ferocious ironic compassion and a savage sympathy with dogs and underdogs. As Peter Dale writes in his introduction: 'Above all, he is his own man, able to resist the blandis... View more info