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Publisher Description

The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime. Reverdy’s poetry has exerted a special attraction on American poets, from Kenneth Rexroth to John Ashbery, and this new selection, featuring the work of fourteen distinguished translators, most of it appearing here for the first time, documents that ongoing relationship while offering readers the essential work of an extraordinary writer.

Translated from the French by:

John Ashbery 
Dan Bellm
Mary Ann Caws
Lydia Davis
Marilyn Hacker
Richard Howard
Geoffrey O’Brien
Frank O’Hara
Ron Padgett
Mark Polizzotti
Kenneth Rexroth
Richard Sieburth
Patricia Terry
Rosanna Warren

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
October 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
184
Pages
PUBLISHER
New York Review Books
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
439.8
KB

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