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Jean Sénac

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Jean Sénac

Jean Sénac (1926–73) was a Francophone Algerian poet who published a number of poetry collections during his life, including Poèmes Illiaques, Avant-Corps, La Mythe de la Sperme-Mediteranée, and Dérision et Vertige.  He founded the literary magazines Soleil, Terrasses, and Galery 54.  His collections Les Désordres and Corpoème were posthumously published, as were collections of his critical prose and journals.

Articles by Jean Sénac

from “Edgard’s Lessons”
By Jean Sénac
Jean Sénac was an Algerian pied-noir poet, whose European heritage, open homosexuality, and advocacy of a native Algerian literature put him in conflict with the nascent Islamist government. …
Translated from French by Douglas Basford
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