Pierre Minet (2376 words)

  • Georges Minet (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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Born in Reims in 1909, Pierre Minet escaped to Paris aged sixteen. Though not a prolific author, his literary activity spans nearly fifty years, to his death in Paris in 1975. While his name is closely associated to the “Grand Jeu” movement and to his devotion to Roger Gilbert-Lecomte, he is very much a writer in his own right, and critics have contrasted the small size of his production with its substantive and stylistic quality.

Determined to embrace the life of a poet in the footsteps of Rimbaud and Lautréamont, an energetic mixture of innocence and amoralism, Minet soon made his bohemian mark on the Parisian artistic and literary circles, where he was quickly “hailed as a genuine French poet” (Huddleston, 104) …

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Minet, Georges. "Pierre Minet". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 December 2012
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