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Francis Ponge and the nature of things

from ancient atomism to a modern poetics

by Patrick Alan Meadows

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Published by Bucknell University Press in Lewisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ponge, Francis -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-165) and index.

    StatementPatrick Meadows.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2631.O643 Z743 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL661552M
    ISBN 100838753604
    LC Control Number97006998

    The Nature of Things by Francis Ponge () Paperback: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Reviews: 3.   The Nature of Things, by Francis Ponge. Translated and with an Introduction by Lee Fahnstock. New York: Red Dust, (2nd printing) Originally published as Le parti pris des choses by Editions Gallimard Paris, Poems crowd into the meager paperback like moss on a stone: the book teems. Its ink and glued binding give off a faint odor of.

    Buy Nature of Things 00 edition () by Francis Ponge for up to 90% off at   Things animal - vegetable - mineral. Snails - moss - pebbles. Ponge's imagination delves into the very being of the objects, he sees how even the most apparently insignificant of them is an integral part of the world we know, he shows us how the nature of inanimate things is intricately linked to all things animate, to all of us human beings.

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First published in and considered the keystone of Francis Ponge's work, Le parti pris de choses appears here in its entirety. It reveals his preoccupation with nature and its metaphoric transformation through the creative ambiguity of by: 1.

The Voice of Things contains a number of texts by Francis Ponge, including the complete text of Taking the Side of Things ; selections from Methods, Pieces, Lyres, and The Prairie ; and a previously unpublished poem entitled "This Is Why I Have Lived" From Taking the Side of Things /5.

This translation of Francis Ponge is melodic and gentle. The tenderness and beauty in these poems seem, through Lee Fahnestock's translation, to come straight from Ponge himself. The simple, inviting book design and the lucid translation of the prose poems bring Ponge directly from another time and another place to the modern English-speaking reader/5(5).

Francis Ponge Nature of Things book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One of the most significant French poets of the twentieth c /5(3). Poetry. Translated from the French by Lee Fahnestock. First published in and considered the keystone of Francis Ponge's work, Le parti pris de choses appears here in its entirety.

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Francis Ponge () was born in Montpellier, France, and is most famously the author of The Voice of Things (), Soap (), and The Making of the Prairie (). During the Second World War, Ponge joined the French Resistance. Get this from a library. Francis Ponge and the nature of things: from ancient atomism to a modern poetics.

[Patrick Alan Meadows] -- This book concerns one of the most significant French poets of the twentieth century, Francis Ponge (). Ponge's work has fascinated some of France's best-known philosophers, literary. Although other critics have touched on certain important topics that Ponge addresses, the author of this.

The Nature of Things has ratings and 22 reviews. First published in and considered the keystone of Francis Ponge’s work, Le parti pris de choses.

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The Nature of Things: Francis Ponge: We use /5(). Fahnestock's translations of the poetry of Francis Ponge.I knew nothing of how Francis Ponge's poetry had been presented to Anglo-Saxon readers until I was unexpectedly given Lee Fahnestock's translations of his The Nature of Things and Vegetation.

My immediate reaction was: Lee Fahnestock must certainly be "Ponge's voice in English". Francis Ponge was born in Montpellier, France in He has been called “the poet of things” because simple objects like a plant, a shell, a cigarette, a pebble, or a piece of soap are the subjects of his prose poems.

His many poetry collections include Selected Poems (), Vegetation (), Rain: A Prose Poem (), and Soap (). Poetry.

Translated from the French by Lee Fahnestock. First published in and considered the keystone of Francis Ponge's work, Le parti pris de choses appears here in its entirety. It reveals his preoccupation with nature and its metaphoric transformation through the creative ambiguity of language.

"My immediate reaction to Lee Fahnenstock's. Le parti pris des choses is a collection of 32 short to medium-length prose poems by French poet and essayist Francis Ponge first published in (see in poetry).The title is often translated into English as The Voice of Things, The Way Things Are, or The Nature of Things (perhaps to echo Lucretius, though the book's philosophical underpinnings are more often associated with.

This translation of Francis Ponge is melodic and gentle. The tenderness and beauty in these poems seem, through Lee Fahnestock's translation, to come straight from Ponge himself. The simple, inviting book design and the lucid translation of the prose poems bring Ponge directly from another time and another place to the modern English-speaking reader/5(7).

The Nature of Things PAPERBACK – Francis Ponge: Small Press Distribution I liked this translation a lot though to be fair, I have not read others. This page was last edited on 2 Septemberat I ordered this book after seeing his works featured in the last month’s edition of Poetry Magazine.

Francis Ponge () famously countered Surrealism's fixation on "the marvelous" with a denuded objectivity, and went on to become one of the most influential French poets of the 20th Century.

His book Le parti pris des choses is considered a literary : Francis Ponge. : Francis Ponge Nature Of Things: From Ancient Atomism to a Modern Poetics () by Meadows, Patrick and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(3).

The Nature of Things: Francis Ponge, Lee Fahnestock: Books - Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks Kindle Books. Poetry. Translated from the French by Lee Fahnestock. Francis Ponge's VEGETATION is a short grouping of pieces originally published in his book Le Parti Pris des Choses in Interested in the "copulation of things and words," Ponge aimed to bring a materiality of language to surface.

Lee Fahnestock is a critic and translator who has contributed to a new version of Victor Hugo's Les. Francis Ponge in English Translation Posted on Febru by Mark Kerstetter Readers of English new to Francis Ponge might want to start with Selected Poems, The Nature of Things, or Partisan of Things, all of which are in print and readily available (Partisan of Things.

Francis Ponge () famously countered Surrealism's fixation on "the marvelous" with a denuded objectivity, and went on to become one of the most influential French poets of the 20th Century. His book Le parti pris des choses is considered a literary :