Jacques Réda

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Jacques Réda (born 24 January 1929 in Lunéville) is a French poet, jazz critic, and flâneur. He was chief editor of the Nouvelle Revue Française from 1987 to 1996.

Works[edit]

  • Amen (1968)
  • Récitatif (1971)
  • Les Ruines de Paris (1977)
  • L’Improviste, une lecture du jazz (1980)
  • L’Herbe des talus (1984)
  • Celle qui vient à pas légers (1985)
  • Jouer le jeu (L’Improviste II) (1985)
  • Retour au calme (1989) (Return to Calm, trans. by Aaron Prevots, 2007, Host Publications, Inc.)
  • Le Sens de la marche (1990)
  • Aller aux mirabelles, Gallimard (1991) (English translation: The Mirabelle Pickers, trans. by Jennie Feldman, Anvil Press Poetry, London 2012)

References[edit]

  • France, Peter (Ed.) (1995). The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 0-19-866125-8.
  • Into the Deep Street. Seven Modern French Poets. 1938–2008, Edited and translated by Jennie Feldman and Stephen Romer, Anvil, London 2009.
  • The Mirabelle Pickers, Translated by Jennie Feldman, Anvil, London 2012