Contemporary French Women Poets offers the first full-length study, divided into two volumes, of a wide range of women's poetry in France written over the past forty years. Volume I provides a broad Introduction, eight chapters devoted to individual critical assessments of the work of AndrAce Chedid, Heather Dohollau, Denise Le Dantec, Janine Mitaud, Jacqueline Risset, Anne TeyssiAcras, Esther Tellermann and Marie-Claire Bancquart, followed by a provisional Conclusion and Bibliography. Volume II recentres the overall analysis via a brief Introduction, then proceeds to offer eight more individual critical evaluations of the work of Jeanne Hyvrard, Jeannine Baude, FranAsoise HAnn, CAcline Zins, VAcnus Khoury-Ghata, Denise Borias, Marie Etienne and Anne-Marie Albiach. An overall Conclusion is then developed, followed by a Bibliography.These, then, are the poems of the welcoming and the invitation of things, the poems of presence present-ing itself, ever ephemeral, slight but stunning, ever ... Stanzaic mathematics betrays not dissimilar characteristics: 6-9 stanzas per poem; a maximum of 6 lines per stanza, a minimum of 1 , almost all offering 2, 3 or 4.
|Title||:||Contemporary French Women Poets|
|Publisher||:||Rodopi - 1995-01-01|