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Le Vaisseau d’Or, a new English translation of Émile Nelligan’s masterpiece by Loup Kibiloki (Jacques Renaud)

Posted here, a recent English translation I made of Québec poet Émile Nelligan’s masterpiece, Le Vaisseau d’Or ( 1899 ).  I kept the original title in French. It feels right that way.  I took notes on the poem and the … Continue reading

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Émile Nelligan’s Winter Evening : Video of a new English translation of Soir d’Hiver (Comme la neige a neigé!)

I like Nelligan. Émile Nelligan. I always liked him.

His poem, “Soir d’hiver”, “Winter Evening”, is so suggestive, so magical, there’s an aura to it.

Some people repeat it or quote it almost like a mantra, I’ve seen it. Continue reading

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