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Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Century of Clouds : Selected Poems from the French of Guillaume Apollinaire
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Notes

  • Acknowledgements: All poems except two were taken from the Gallimard editions of Alcools and Calligrammes. 'Inscription pour le tombeau du peintre Henri Rousseau' is from Le Guetteur Melancolique (Gallimard). 'Souvenir du Douanier' is quoted in Dora Vallier's Henri Rousseau, Thames and Hudson, London 1967 (p.1).
  • These English versions were developed by Geoff Page from (with one exception) the literal translations of Wendy Coutts and were then checked over by a native French speaker. (From the Preface). Geoff Page and Wendy Coutts (p.vi).
  • Each poem in the selection appears in two versions, the translation from the French by Wendy Coutts and a poetic re-working of that translation by Geoff Page.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: French , English
Notes:
English and French texts published together.
    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Leros Press , 1986 .
      Extent: 113p.
      Description: illus. (b & w)
      Note/s:
      • Preface by Geoff Page and Wendy Coutts (pp.v-vi).

Works about this Work

Translations Without Tears Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 October 1986; (p. 13)

— Review of Century of Clouds : Selected Poems from the French of Guillaume Apollinaire Geoff Page , Guillaume Apollinaire , Wendy Coutts (translator), 1986 selected work poetry
Untitled Ann Nugent , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , March no. 52 1986; (p. 19-20)

— Review of Century of Clouds : Selected Poems from the French of Guillaume Apollinaire Geoff Page , Guillaume Apollinaire , Wendy Coutts (translator), 1986 selected work poetry
Untitled Ann Nugent , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , March no. 52 1986; (p. 19-20)

— Review of Century of Clouds : Selected Poems from the French of Guillaume Apollinaire Geoff Page , Guillaume Apollinaire , Wendy Coutts (translator), 1986 selected work poetry
Translations Without Tears Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 October 1986; (p. 13)

— Review of Century of Clouds : Selected Poems from the French of Guillaume Apollinaire Geoff Page , Guillaume Apollinaire , Wendy Coutts (translator), 1986 selected work poetry
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