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Michel Deguy

Michel Deguy

Deguy, Michel
Title: Michel Deguy
Reading Date: Monday, April 11, 2005

Introduction-10885

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by Frances Sjoberg

"Quand le vent / When the wind..." and "Les jours ne sont pas comptés / The days..."-10887

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"Les jours ne sont pas comptés... / The days are not numbered..."


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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Arrête ce moment... / Hold this moment..."-10889

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"Hold this moment" differs slightly from published version.


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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Il est besoin d'un lecteur... / There is a need..."-10891

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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Prose / Prose"-10893

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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Vous serez étonnés... / You will be astonished..."-10895

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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Qui Quoi / Who What"-10897

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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Passim / Passim"-10899

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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Étude avancée / Advanced Study"-10901

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Deguy, Michel. Given Giving: Selected Poems of Michel Deguy. Trans. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Cardiogramme (mai) / Cardiogram (May)"-10903

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Gisants / Recumbents"-10905

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"Aveugle, disaient-ils... / Blind, they used to say..."


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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Aphrodite collègue / Aphrodite Colleague"-10907

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Une question au poème / A Question for the Poem"-10909

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Dédicace / Dedication"-10911

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"Touche-moi de ta salive... / Touch me with your saliva..."


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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Dédicace / Dedication"-10913

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"Je ne peux écrire ton nom... / I cannot write your name..."


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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Conte / Tale"-10915

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Gisants / Recumbents"-10917

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"Je ne cesse de te perdre... / I keep losing you..."


Annotation:

Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Alarme / Alarm"-10919

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

"Notre demeure / Our Dwelling"-10921

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

From "Nu / Nude"-10923

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"Comme qui a soif... / Like someone thirsty..."


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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005. 136-139

"La cella était vide / The Cella Was Empty"-10925

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Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

From "Aide Mémoire / Memorandum"-10927

Annotation:

Deguy, Michel. Recumbents. Trans. Wilson Baldridge. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

Question and Answer Session 1-10929

Question and Answer Session 2-10931

Reading Date: Monday, April 11, 2005
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Michel Deguy reads poems from Given Giving (1984) and Recumbents (2005) in the original French, with translations read by Reginald McGinnis.

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