Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Books, French Literature, French Poets | 0 comments

Towards the end of his life, as his muse, Jeanne Loviton, is about to leave him, the French poet Paul Valéry collected in the many pages of his Cahiers some aphorisms, maxims, speculations and questions under the title Mauvaises pensées (Evil Thoughts). The man who enjoyed the status of the official poet has already been a victim of his outdated and faded...

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