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Ponge, Francis

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G. Braque by Georges Braque( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in 4 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume, introduced by the French art critic Fauchereau, conveys the skillful harmonies of Braque's colors and the assured equilibrium of complex components in his painting
Le Savon by Francis Ponge( Book )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soap occupies a crucial, pivotal position in Ponge's work. Begun during the German occupation when he was in the Resistance, though completed two decades later, it determined, according to Ponge, the form of almost all his postwar writing. With this work, he began to turn away from the small, perfect poem toward a much more open form, a kind of prose poem which incorporates a laboratory or workshop, recounting its own process of coming into being along with the final result. The outcome is a new form of writing, which one could call "processual poetry." Ponge's later work, from Soap on, is a very important tool in the questioning and rethinking of literary genres, of poetry and prose, of what is literature. There is a blurring of boundaries between Soap and soap (which was hard to come by during the Resistance and is also, of course, metaphorical for a larger social restitution). Soap contains the sum of Ponge's aesthetics and materialist ethics and his belief in the supremacy of language as it becomes the object of the text. In the words of Serge Gavronsky, "this work, perhaps one of the longest running metaphors in literature, slowly unwinds, bubbles in verbal inventions, and finally evaporates, leaving the water slightly troubled, slightly darker, but the hands clean, really clean. . . . Out of murky literary habits, Ponge has devised a way of cleaning his text, and through it, man himself, his vocabulary, and as a consequence, his way of being in the world."" --from the publisher's website
The making of the Pré = La fabrique du Pré by Francis Ponge( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in French and English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le parti pris des choses : précédé de Douze petits écrits et suivi de Proêmes by Francis Ponge( Book )

77 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour un Malherbe by Francis Ponge( Book )

28 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in French and English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pièces by Francis Ponge( Book )

62 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entretiens de Francis Ponge avec Philippe Sollers by Philippe Sollers( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ces entretiens ont été réalisés pour la radio en 1967. Leur intérêt vient notamment des informations que Ponge livre sur lui-même, sur sa biographie, son travail et ses livres les plus importants. Mais ils sont aussi indispensables pour comprendre l'histoire littéraire depuis la Première Guerre mondiale jusqu'à l'avant-garde des années 60
Nouveau recueil by Francis Ponge( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment une figue de paroles et pourquoi by Francis Ponge( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in French and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'atelier contemporain by Francis Ponge( Book )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tome premier by Francis Ponge( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pratiques d'écriture, ou, L'inachèvement perpétuel by Francis Ponge( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in French and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le parti pris des choses by Francis Ponge( Book )

36 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Ponge pose un regard neuf sur le monde qui nous entoure. Il nous invite à redécouvrir, à travers trente-deux poèmes en prose, les choses les plus banales : le galet, le pain, la bougie, lʹorange. Utilisant avec virtuosité toutes les ressources du langage, le poète célèbre la nature et nous donne avec humour une belle leçon dʹhumilité
La table by Francis Ponge( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Written over a series of early mornings from 1967 to 1973 in his seclusion at his country home, Mas des Vergers, The Table offers a final chapter in Francis Ponge's endless interrogation of the unassuming objects in his life: in this case, the table upon which he wrote. In his labored employment of words to destroy words and get at the presence lying beneath his elbow, Ponge charts out a space of silent consolation that lies beyond (and challenges) scientific objectivity and poetic transport. This is one of Ponge's most personal, overlooked, and because it was the last project he had been working on when he passed away, his least processed works. It reveals the personal struggle Ponge engaged in throughout all of his writing, a hesitant uncertainty he usually pared away from his published texts that is at touching opposition to the manufactured, "durable mother" of the table on and of which he here writes. Ponge's homage to this "soil for the pen" makes for an indefinable text: a poetic phenomenology by a dictionary flaneur that lies somewhere between personal diary, writerly testament, and contemplative effort to discern and define a durability that underlies the ultimate transitoriness of our lives and our efforts, written or otherwise."--Publisher's description
Œuvres complètes by Francis Ponge( Book )

in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braque, le réconciliateur by Georges Braque( Book )

25 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Méthodes by Francis Ponge( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in French and English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Œuvres complètes by Francis Ponge( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyres by Francis Ponge( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondance, 1941-1957 by Albert Camus( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Francis Ponge écrivain français

Francis Ponge escritor francés

Francis Ponge Frans dichter (1899-1988)

Francis Ponge fransk poet

Francis Ponge französischer Schriftsteller

Francis Ponge French writer

Francis Ponge poeta francese

Francis Ponge ranskalainen kirjailija

Mars, Roland

Mars, Roland 1899-1988

Ponge, F.

Ponge, F. 1899-1988

Ponge, F. 1899-1988 (Francis)

Ponge, F. (Francis)

Ponge, F. (Francis), 1899-1988

Ponge, Francis

Ponge, Francis-Jean-Gaston-Alfred

Ponž, Fransis

Понж, Франсис

Понж, Франсис, 1899-1988

Франсис Понж

Франсіс Понж

فرانسیس پونژ شاعر فرانسوی

فرانسیس پۆنژ

ポンジュ, フランシス

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