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Poems

Henri Alain-Fournier

Translated by Anthony Howell, Anthony Costello and Anita Marsh

9781784103125
RRP: GBP 7.99
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ISBN: 978 1 784103 15 6
Categories: 20th Century, French, Translation
Imprint: FyfieldBooks
Published: November 2016
144 pages (print version)
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Paperback, eBook (EPUB), eBook (Kindle)
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  • Henri Alain-Fournier
    Alain-Fournier was the pseudonym of Henri-Alban Fournier, a French author and soldier. He was the author of a single novel, Le Grand Meaulnes (1913), which has been twice filmed and is considered a classic of French literature. In 1914, Alain-Fournier started work on a second novel, Colombe Blanchet, but this remained ... read more
    Anthony Howell
    Anthony Howell was born in 1945. A former dancer with the Royal Ballet and subsequently a performance artist – he founded the Theatre of Mistakes 1974 – he has always been as active in literature as he has in movement. He has published several collections of poems and two novels. During ... read more
    Anthony Costello
    Anthony Costello is a writer and poetry event organiser. His first poetry collection, The Mask, was published by Lapwing Publications in 2014. His second, Angles & Visions, (High Window Press) was published in 2016. He is currently working on a non-fiction book about Artists and their Physicians. Anthony is ... read more
    Anita Marsh
    Anita Marsh studied English & French at Southampton university. She worked as a language assistant in Belgium, a translator for BNP Paribas, and a senior bookseller in London. Anita had a lifelong love of the French language and French Literature and spent the last year of her life living in France ... read more
    'There is an attractive insouciance in the proceeding, a freshness and vitality in the result, and a breath of romantic yearning (Sehnsucht) and the whole, which are characteristic of the poet and make up a large part of the enchantment of his youthful world.' 

    D.M De Silva, Poetry Salzburg  

    'The atmospherics of night and rain do not suggest a desolating personal loss in the area either of love or money; they have a quality of the magical and evoke unmistakably the enchanted world of Pelléas et Mélisande.' 

     D. M De Silva, Poetry Salzburg

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