Biography of Yves Bonnefoy (1923 – 2016)
Yves Bonnefoy (born Tours, June 1923, died in 2016) was a French poet and essayist.
His works have been of great importance in post-war French literature, at the same time poetic and theoretical, examining the meaning of the spoken and written word. He has also published a number of translations, most notably Shakespeare. In 1981 he was given the chair of the comparative study of poetry at the College de France.
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