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This is a trilingual publication of Dans la Stricte Exigence du D lice, a series of poems written by Francis Coffinet. As usual, this well-known contemporary French poet, produces precise, tactile verses which convey an image of contact, love and appropriation. In clinical language describing the conquest of each object of desire, he incises, severs and exalts in often startling images.
The English translation by James W. Haenlin, is remarkable for its faithfulness and poetic character. It convey the full impact of the original text.
The Wolof translation by Mamadou Camara, is truly faithful to the original, and bring an unexpected dimension when read aloud.