René Char

René Char (* 14. June 1907 in L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Vaucluse; † 19. February 1988 in Paris) was a French poet.

It studied in Aix EN Provence. 1929 it met André Breton and Paul Éluard and joined the group of artists of the Surrealisten, from which it dissociated itself starting from center of the 1930er years gradually again.

Char went 1940 into the underground and fought in the Résistance against the Nazi crew. The events in the resistance he worked in the pro legend densities Feuillets d'Hypnos (German Hypnos. Recordings from the Maquis) in poetically impressing way up. Into the 1960er years engaged itself it against the stationing of atomic rockets.

Its bizarr beautiful, existenziell hermetic lyric poetry was translated among other things by Paul Celan and Peter Handke into German.


  • arsenal (1929)
  • with André Breton and Paul Éluard: Ral animal travaux German caution building site (1930)
  • Placard pour un chemin écoliers, with illustrations of Valentine Hugo (1937)
  • Dehors la nuit est gouvernée (1938)
  • Seuls demeurent (1945)
  • Feuillets d'Hypnos (1946)
  • Poème pulvérisé (1947)
  • Les Matinaux (1950)
  • search de la cousin et you sommet (1955) memoirs
  • La slogan EN archipelago (1962)
  • Le Nu perdu (1971)
  • flavour width unit chasseurs (1976)
  • Œuvres of complètes, (1983) Paris: Gallimard, Coll. Bibl. de Pléiade, ISBN 2070110656

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