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It comes off like a series of illustrations of ficti I think this book was a lot like Catcher in the Rye for me — I read it too late.

View anabxse 3 comments. Feb 08, Joe rated it it was amazing Shelves: Perse’s poetry is centered around a humanist outlook.

Anabasis : a poem by St.-J. Perse translated by T. S. Eliot

When in doubt, go for the stars. In the truest of fashions I have been reading him my whole life. With salt I shall revive the dead mouths of desire!

May 09, Billy O’Callaghan rated it it was amazing Shelves: He remained in the US long after the end anqbase the war. Open Preview See a Problem? Return to Book Page. To me, there is none greater than St.

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I just don’t consider lack of memorableness on the line level a virtue in poetry. Nov 12, Curt Hopkins Hopkins rated it it was ok Shelves: He declined a teaching position at Harvard University. I will give this a try and report back. I did not know what to expect from this book, and I was surprised.

As readers, we are easily coerced into admiring writers whose reputation parades in front of our eyes before our eyes can look at their work.


Want to Read saving…. Just my opinion, I’m sure anaabase will disagree.

Retrieved from ” https: Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed. Foundation of the city. John Perse won the Nobel Prize for Literature in Lists with This Book. Gorgeous, unexpected images and shifts in perspective, like cuts and splices in a film. It is up to Man to create meaning for his existence through great deeds.

Aug 17, Eschad rated it liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His poems are epic.

I’m fed up trying to interpret or read explanations of the poems. Inhe married the American Dorothy Milburn Russell.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ok, I’ve just become so jaded by these nobel laureates that I’m just going to go ahead and give this 1 star. May 27, Patrick rated it really liked it Shelves: Ania rated it really liked it Jul 26, My soul is full of d The extreme of modernism.

Eliot, who’s literary credibility is difficult to undermine. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He was dismissed from his post right after the Fall of France in Mayas he was a known anti- Nazi.

He served first in the Peking embassy, and later in the Foreign Office where he held top positions under Aristide Briand and became its administrative head.

It has been a circular journey of despair and hope, defeat and victory. But in drawing inspiration from the Asian cultures around him, Perse does not refer to their peculiarities, to what sets them apart from his own, but rather he distilled from his experiences a collection of human universals.

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His prose poem style incorporates a vision of the world rooted in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right. It would have been completely lost on me without the outline in the preface. After the war he did not resume his diplomatic career and, inretired officially with the title of Ambassadeur de France. Still, this is a great poem, an ample work that one can curl up with and slowly get to know, and I highly recommend it.


Pakistan must own the FATF project. John Perse is one of my top five poets of the 20th century. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In his Anabase, Perse extracts an abstract idea of that symbolic progress and attempts to create a timeless poem, with only his title to suggest that Xenophon has been his inspiration. This page was last edited on 17 Augustat He was in some financial difficulty as an exile in Washington until Archibald MacLeishthe director of the Library of Congress and himself a poet, raised enough private donations to enable the library to employ him until his official retirement from the French civil service in Anabasis is an obtuse epic, a long musical poem, rich in astonishing imagery, that glistens when read aloud.

Poetry portal French and Francophone literature portal Biography portal. Needless to say, I exaggerate, and speak in anger, to console myself that an idol once held dear has fallen from my hands and the broken fragments reveal nothing but ordinary clay that had formed a body which I now perceive had been empty inside.