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Claude Royet-Journoud

Reading from La finitude des corps simples, P.O.L, on occasion of its release, Paris, April, 28, 2016

reading with book in hand

on La finitude's composition

Lecture de Poète, filmed by François Sarhan, Paris, 2012

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Royet-Journoud reads "A la ressemblance des bêtes" from Théorie des prépositions, P.O.L, 2007
"Kardia," Eric Pesty éditeur, 2009
"Asservissement de l'air à son vacarme," A la Pension Victoria, 2011

Reading with Emmanuel Hocquard, Jacqueline Risset, and Jean Fremon at First Poetics Program French Poetry Festival, October, 18, 1995

  1. "‘Le drap maternel’ ou la restitution” (5:06): MP3
  2. Charles Bernstein reads his translation, “‘The Maternal Drape' or Restitution” (7:22): MP3, pdf of text
  3. “Descriptive Method,” part 2; Bernstein reads alternating sections of Keith Waldrop’s translation (9:03): MP3

Reading with Keith Waldrop at the Ear Inn, New York, November 3, 1984

  1. La Notion d'Obstacle (Gallimard, 1978) (31:38): MP3
  2. Keith Waldrop reads from his translation, The Notion of Obstacle (Windsor: Awede Press, 1978)
    Note: Royet-Journoud placed a ticking clock on the podium, which can be heard in the recording.

  3. from Les Objets Contiennent l'Infini (Gallimard, 1983), Book 3 (prose section) (2:54): MP3

Documentary with Edmond Jabés and Lars Fredrikson (1974)

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