Yves Bonnefoy: Dans le leurre de seuil [In the Threshold’s Lure] (5375 words)

At the time of the publication, in 1975, of his long, seven-part free verse poem, Dans le leurre du seuil, Yves Bonnefoy had already offered us Surrealist texts such as the Traité du pianiste (1946) and Anti-Platon (1947), the considerable poems of Du mouvement et de l’immobilité de Douve (1953), the dense, even deeply enigmatic pages of Hier régnant désert (1958), and the emerging self-clarifications of Pierre écrite (1965). This self-questioning poetic production was in addition to, but in intellectual and spiritual harmony with, an array of articles and books that range from the essays of L’improbable (1959) with its determining Tombeaux de Ravenne, the telling

Bishop, Michael. "Dans le leurre de seuil". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 November 2013
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