Proensa. Paul BLACKBURN.


Palma de Mallorca: Divers Press, 1953. Tall 8vo. 26 pp. Provençal and English texts on facing pages. Original printed wrappers. Front joint split, shadow on front wrapper, but a respectable copy of this fragile work. Item #402534

FIRST EDITION, issued from Robert Creeley's Divers Press, publishing for the first time Blackburn's beautiful translations of the Provençal poets Guillem de Peitau, Arnaut de Marueil, Raimbautz de Vaquieras, Sordello, Bernart de Ventadorn, Piere Vidal, and Bertran de Born. Ezra Pound encouraged Blackburn as a translator, praising his voice over his own.

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