Poems of Paris by


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Perhaps no other European city has so captured the poetic imagination as Paris. Poems of Paris spans the centuries from the Renaissance to the present and includes a pantheon of French (and Francophone) poets – Ronsard Deschamps Villon Baudelaire Mallarme Verlaine Apollinaire Paul Eluard Robert Desnos Jacques Prevert Aime Cesaire Hedi Kaddour to name but a few. Added to this are poems by the many visitors who have been mesmerized by Paris some of whom made it their home – Rilke Wilde Cummings Pound Neruda Beckett Mandelstam Nabokov Rilke Gertrude Stein Lawrence Ferlinghetti James Fenton… All the famous sights of Paris are touched on here from Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower as are such classic Parisian themes as food and drink art and love and famous events from the Revolution to the Resistance.

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Weight 228 g
Dimensions 167 × 115 × 22 mm