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Saint-John Perse

Poet (31-May-1887 — 20-Sep-1975)


Ruth N. Horry. Paul Claudel and Saint-John Perse: Parallels and Contrasts. University of North Carolina Press. 1971. 132pp.

Arthur Knodel. Saint-John Perse: A Study of his Poetry. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press. 1966. 214pp.

Roger Little. Etudes sur Saint-John Perse. Paris, France: Klincksieck. 1984. 224pp.

Erika Ostrovsky. Under the Sign of Ambiguity: Saint-John Perse/Alexis Leger. New York City: New York University Press. 1985. 280pp.

Carol Rigolot. Forged Genealogies: Saint-John Perse's Conversations with Culture. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 2001. 264pp.

Richard L. Sterling. The Prose Works of Saint-John Perse: Towards an Understanding of His Poetry. New York City: P. Lang. 1994. 160pp.


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