The Oxford Book of French Verse
XIIIth Century–XIXth Century
Chosen by St. John Lucas
These 317 works begin with the emergence of Villon as the first master of verse; to the Renaissance men Ronsard and Du Bellay; through the dramatic verse of Corneille and Racine; concluding with the Romanticism of Hugo and Gautier.
|To the Memory of Frederick York Powell, Sometime Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford, and a Lover of the Fine Art of France
|OXFORD: CLARENDON, 1920