19th Century French Poetry: Read in French by Paul A. Mankin

19th Century French Poetry: Read in French by Paul A. Mankin

(Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

This is a sample. For full access:

Please choose from the following options to gain full access to this content

Log in via your academic institution


Field of Interest
World Music

Paul A. Mankin recites the most famous French poetry from the 19th Century. Gérard de Nerval, Victor Hugo and Alphonse de Lamartine, the main poets from the romantic period are represented, as well as precursors of Symbolism, Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé. In addition, the album includes poems written by the tortured Charles Baudelaire and the unclassifiable Arthur Rimbaud.

En Français

Paul A. Mankin récite les plus grands poèmes français du XIXème siècle. Gérard de Nerval, Victor Hugo et Alphonse de Lamartine ; les poètes les plus importants de la période romantique sont représentés, ainsi que les précurseurs du symbolisme Paul Verlaine et Stéphane Mallarmé. Par ailleurs, l’album inclut des poèmes du tourmenté Charles Baudelaire et de l’inclassable Arthur Rimbaud.

Content Type
Music recording
49 mins
Sub Genre
Folkways Records
Release Date
World Music, Music & Performing Arts, Europe, Europa, France
Keywords and Translated Subjects

View my Options

Listen Now

Create an account and get 24 hours access for free.

Spaces are not allowed; punctuation is not allowed except for periods, hyphens, apostrophes, and underscores.
Please enter a valid e-mail address. All e-mails from the system will be sent to this address. The e-mail address is not made public and will only be used if you wish to receive a new password or wish to receive certain news or notifications by e-mail.
This email will be your username
This is the name displayed to others on any playlists or clips you share