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Author: Claude Royet-Journoud

Claude Royet-Journoud was born in 1941, in Lyon. He edited the legendary journal Siècle à mains (with Anne-Marie Albiach and Michel Couturier, 1963-70) and, later, "A," Zuk, and L'In-plano. He has been a champion of American poetry since the sixties, when he translated George Oppen and published John Ashbery and Louis Zukofsky. His central work is the poetry tetralogy FOUR ELEMENTAL BODIES, consisting of Reversal, The Notion of Obstacle, Objects Contain the Infinite, and Natures Indivisible.

A Descriptive Method
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A Descriptive Method

The Post-Apollo Press

Poetry. Translated from the French by Keith Waldrop. "A descriptive method from which all the conventional indicators have been withheld? Like a theory of colors in which no colors are shown? Yes—but then. But then, 'from the scriptive' arises a tal...

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Four Elemental Bodies
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Four Elemental Bodies

Burning Deck

Poetry. Translated from the French by Keith Waldrop. Claude Royet-Journoud is one of the most important contemporary French poets whose one-line manifesto: "Shall we escape analogy" marked a revolutionary turn away from Surrealism and its lush image...

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i.e.
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i.e.

Burning Deck

Poetry. Translated from the French by Keith Waldrop. A poem by the leading French avant-garde poet whose one-line manifesto: "Shall we escape analogy?" marked the turn away from Surrealism. The poem as detective story that never solves the crime. So...

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Theory of Prepositions
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Theory of Prepositions

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Keith Waldrop. This is the first title from La Presse, a new imprint of Fence Books publishing contemporary experimental French poetry in English translation. Publishing two new titles a year, the imprint will e...

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The Whole of Poetry Is Preposition
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The Whole of Poetry Is Preposition

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Keith Waldrop. An aphoristic complement to Royet-Journoud's recent book THEORY OF PREPOSITIONS, this collection of propositions manages to be simultaneously provocative and contemplative. The evocation of the pr...

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