Jacqueline Risset

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Jacqueline Risset is a French poet noted for her work on the board of the literary journal Tel Quel along with Julia Kristeva and Philippe Sollers, and for her translations of Italian poetry into French. Risset's books include Sleep's Powers and The Translation Begins.

Risset was born in Besançon, in 1933. She teaches French literature at the University La Sapienza in Rome.[1]

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  1. ^ (French) "Un jour à Rome, avec Jacqueline Risset". France Culture. January 9, 2011. Retrieved July 10, 2011.