Laforgue, Jules

Laforgue, Jules

Laforgue, Jules (zhül läfôrgˈ), 1860–87, French symbolist poet. He was one of the first French poets to write in free verse. The revolutionary form of Les Complaintes (1885) and Derniers Vers (1890) influenced later French poets as well as such foreign poets as T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound.
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Laforgue, Jules. <i>Essential Poems & Prose of Jules Laforgue</i>.