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Wednesday July 20th, 2016 with Hans G. Ruprecht
Yves Bonnefoy, an homage.

Paying homage to Yves BONNEFOY, this broadcast has been dedicated to the victimes and survivors of acts of terrorism.— Yves Bonnefoy (24 June 1923 – 1 July 2016) is an award winning poet (prix Goncourt in 1987 for Poetry, and the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award in 2014 among many other important international distinctions). As one of France's revered contemporary poets and essayists Yves Bonnefoy is also well known as a scholar and a highly regarded translator of several plays by William Shakespeare into French. Some of his books of poetry have been translated into English, including — -The Curved Planks. Translated by Hoyt Rogers. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007), -Beginning and End of the Snow [followed by Where the Arrow Falls]. Translated by Emily Grosholz. (Bucknell University Press, 2012), -The Present Hour; with an Introduction by Beverley Bie Brahic. (Seagull Books, 2013), and -The Anchor's Long Chain; with an Introduction by Beverley Bie Brahic. (Seagull Books, 2015).
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