Philippe Jaccottet

Translator Interview: John Taylor on Philippe Jaccottet

December 8, 2022
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“We have entered an age of unequivocal partisan discourse, of linguistic robotization, of tiny symbols standing for complex emotions. In total contrast to this, Philippe Jaccottet’s writing constantly shows nuance, attentiveness, perseverance, circumspection, and a genuine quest for essential truths.”

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Book Review: “The Pilgrim’s Bowl” — Approaching the Enigma of Painter Giorgio Morandi

November 9, 2015
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Beautifully produced by Seagull Books, The Pilgrim’s Bowl is an invaluable introduction to both painter and poet.

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Book Review: Philippe Jaccottet’s “Seedtime” — Exploring the Inherent Mysteries of the World As It Is

February 21, 2014
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French writer Philippe Jaccottet’s ever-questioning poetic analyses of haunting ephemeral perceptions are carried on with such scruple and sincerity that, for his European peers, he has become the model of literary integrity.

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Poetry Review: Poet Philippe Jaccottet — Teasing the Secret Out of Things

August 17, 2011
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Philppe Jaccottet is one of Europe’s most prolific and distinguished poets. This tome comprises selections from his later works, the bulk of which are prose poems whose urgency reflect a heightened awareness of death.

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