Blood and Feathers: Selected Poems of Jacques Prevert
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.5 x 5.8 x 8.5
- Publication Date:September 1991
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Jacques PrÃ©vert's poems have impressed generations of both young and old readers. This new edition has been revised and expanded to include newly translated poems. PrÃ©vert is the quintessential French romantic without being cloying or melodramatic. He wrote the scenario of "Les Enfants du Paradis" of Marcel CarnÃ© with actors Jean-Louis Barrault and Arletty thought by many one of the best classic romantic cinema. He uses a vast array of literary allusions, memories of the Resistance and dazzling puns but the writing remains simple, direct and unpretentious. PrÃ©vert's lyricism, wit and satire are to be savored. His work has inspired such singers as Yves Montand. Many of his poems suggest melody and have become the lyrics of songs.
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