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Author: Jean Daive

Born in 1941, Jean Daive has since the 1960s composed an impressive investigative oeuvre that alternates between poetry, narration and reflective prose. He is also a photographer. He has worked on encyclopedias and as radio journalist, has edited three magaziness as well as translated Paul Celan and Robert Creeley. His first book, Décimale blanche (1967) was translated into German by Paul Celan, into English by Cid Corman. Other important titles are Fut bâti (1973), Narration d'équilibre (1982-90: 9 volumes) and the prose series, La Condition d'infini (1995-97: 7 volumes, of which UNDER THE DOME is volume 5). A WOMAN WITH SEVERAL LIVES (Fence Books/La Presse, 2012) is his most recent collection.

A Lesson in Music
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A Lesson in Music

Burning Deck (Serie d'Ecriture)

Poetry. Translated from the French by Julie Kalendek. "The elegance of this book lies rooted in the sultriness of naming and the eroticism of possessing—and paradoxically, the unreliability of writing to specifically name or possess anything. Daive'...

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A Woman with Several Lives
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A Woman with Several Lives

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Norma Cole. From one of America's finest experimental poets, this translation of a contemplation of the life of Lorine Niedecker, a stellar American poet of the mid-twentieth century. This work stands as a monum...

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