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Treason : Poems by Hédi Kaddour / Hédi Kaddour.

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Author/Creator:
Kaddour, Hédi author., Author,
Publication:
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2010]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (224 p.)
Subjects:
Poetry.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Hédi Kaddour's poetry arises from observation, from situations both ordinary and emblematic-of contemporary life, of human stubbornness, human invention, or human cruelty. With Treason, the award-winning poet and translator Marilyn Hacker presents an English-speaking audience with the first selected volume of his work.The poetries of several languages and literary traditions are lively and constant presences in the work of Hédi Kaddour, a Parisian as well as a Germanist and an Arabist. A walker's, a watcher's, and a listener's poems, his sonnet-shaped vignettes often include a line or two of dialogue that turns his observations and each poem itself into a kind of miniature theater piece. Favoring compact, classical models over long verse forms, Kaddour questions the structures of syntax and the limits of poetic form, combining elements of both international modernism and postmodernism with great sophistication.Capturing Kaddour's full range of diction, as well as his speed, momentum, and tone, Marilyn Hacker's translations brilliantly bring these poems alive.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Translator's Preface
Le Troupeau :: The Flock
Arbres :: Trees
Noces Du Chacal :: The Jackal's Wedding
La Détresse Spirituelle :: Spiritual Distress
Trahison :: Treason
Les Coquelicots :: Poppies
Le Moulin :: The Mill
Les Fileuses :: The Spinners
La Gardeuse d'Oies :: The Goose Girl
Le Serpent :: The Serpent
La Fin Des Vendanges :: The End Of The Wine Harvest
Jean-Paul De Dadelsen :: Jean-Paul De Dadelsen
L'or Des Tigres :: Tigers' Gold
A Jean Follain :: To Jean Follain
Les Petites Infamies :: The Little Disgraces
Récréation :: Recess
Septembre :: September
Loin De Byzance :: Far From Byzantium
Le Mètre Et Le Chagrin :: Meter And Grief
La Pièce d'or :: The Gold Piece
Le Double :: The Double
Les Chiens :: The Dogs
Le Veilleur :: The Night Watchman
La Librairie Du Scarabée :: The Scarab Bookshop
Le Chauffeur :: The Bus Driver
Arènes De Lutèce :: Arènes De Lutèce
La République :: Place De La République
Parc De La Cité :: Parc De La Cité
Déesse Du Printemps :: Goddess Of Spring
La Demande :: The Question
Eclaircie :: Jardin Du Luxembourg: Bright Interval
Le Bassin :: The Sailboat Pond
Le Docteur :: The Doctor
La Réponse :: The Answer
Dix-Huit Heures Trente :: Six-Thirty
Bacchus :: Bacchus
Verlaine :: Verlaine
La Chiffonnerie :: The Rag-And-Bone Shop
La Petite Troupe :: The Little Band
Rue De Tournon :: Rue De Tournon
Le Frisbee :: The Frisbee
Quai Des Orfèvres :: Quai Des Orfèvres
La Meule :: The Moped
L'Ombre :: The Shadow
Sérénade :: Serenade
Supermarché :: The Supermarket
Tête De Noeud :: Knothead
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Apr 2020)
Contributor:
Hacker, Marilyn
De Gruyter.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780300162981
OCLC:
857638146
Publisher Number:
10.12987/9780300162981 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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