Works by St.-John Perse3

  • Song for an Equinox Song for an Equinox
    Saint-John Perse
    Translated by Richard Howard

    "For Perse these lines are brief, but they are as fine as anything he has done." With these words The Times Literary Supplement greeted the publication in France of the last four poems written by the Nobel Prize winner before his death...

  • Collected Poems Collected Poems
    Saint-John Perse

    The Collected Poems of the Nobel laureate and poet-statesman are here reissued with the posthumous Song for an Equinox, to form a complete edition of his poetic oeuvre, including also his I960 Nobel speech On Poetry" and his 1965 essay...

  • Letters Letters
    Saint-John Perse
    Translated by Arthur J. Knodel

    Presented here in English translation are letters selected for publication by the poet himself, shortly before his death, from his wide correspondence with famous writers and public figures such as W. H. Auden, Francis and Katherine...