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Les “nègres, ” la neige
Notes on one of Verlaine’s epistolary turns of phrase

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Revue Verlaine
    2018, n° 16
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  • Author: Murphy (Steve)
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  • Abstract: This note examines a turn of phrase from a letter that Verlaine sent to Lepelletier in 1872: “Des nègres comme s’il en neigeait.” It situates these words in their immediate epistolary framework and touches on their roots in popular language.
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  • Pages: 79 to 82
  • Last edition: 2019
  • Journal: Verlaine Studies, n° 16

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-09082-3
  • ISSN: 1247-5351
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-09083-0.p.0079
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 04-03-2019
  • Periodicity: Annual
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Paul Verlaine, Edmond Lepelletier, nineteenth-century French literature, poetry, correspondences, history of the French language
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