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The Art of Poetry and Lutrin (Oneworld Classics) Paperback – 25 Apr 2008

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Now reprinted for the first time in more than a century, Sir William Soames' 1683 verse translation of
Boileau's poetical masterpiece

Revised by John Dryden

Appears together with an eighteenth-century version of his hugely influential mock-heroic poem, Lutrin

Verse translation with facing French text

Irresistibly appealing to all lovers/students of French literature

Hardback edition, lavishly produced on natural, high-quality paper

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Nicolas Boileau - Despreaux (1636-1711) is among the most influential French poets and critics of all time. Admired and imitated by many subsequent writers, he laid the foundations for all future French verse, and through the many translations of his poetical works he exercised a strong influence on the course of Western literature.

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