Gregory Corso – poems / poèmes

Posted on September 8, 2012


Gregory Corso
poems / poèmes

traduits de l’anglais par Blandine Longre
afterword / note : Kirby Olson

published in The Black herald, issue 3, September 2012 / publiés dans le n° 3 du Black Herald, septembre 2012

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The Black Herald 3

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Gregory Corso (1930-2001) was an American poet, youngest of the inner circle of the Beat Generation, alongside Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. His two most acclaimed books remain Gasoline (City Lights, 1958) and The Happy Birthday of Death (New Directions, 1960). Gregory Corso (1930-2001), poète américain, fut le plus jeune membre du noyau dur de la Beat Generation, proche de Jack Kerouac, d’Allen Ginsberg et de William S. Burroughs. Ses deux recueils les plus célèbres demeurent Gasoline (City Lights, 1958) et The Happy Birthday of Death (New Directions, 1960).

Kirby Olson is the author of Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist (Southern Illinois University Press, 2002). He is a professor at State University of New York at Delhi. Kirby Olson est l’auteur de Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist (Southern Illinois University Press, 2002) et enseigne à la State University de New York à Delhi.

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”A Dreamed Realization”, ”Giant Turtle”, ”Mortal Affliction”, ”On Pont Neuf’‘ by Gregory Corso, from The Happy Birthday of Death, copyright ©1960 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp. ”The Whole Mess…Almost” by Gregory Corso, from Herald of the Autochthonic Spirit, copyright ©1973, 1975, 1981 by Gregory Corso. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

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More about Gregory Corso

a review of Gasoline (by Paul Stubbs)

LE JOYEUX ANNIVERSAIRE DE LA MORT
GREGORY CORSO
Poèmes choisis, Traduit de l’anglais par Blandine Longre, recueil bilingue

The Happy Birthday of Death
Selected poems, 
translated from the English by Blandine Longrebilingual book
Black Herald Press, novembre 2014

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