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Fort, Paul

Index: El Aleph, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 618. Lugones, poeta, Leopoldo Lugones, OCC,Obras completas en colaboración. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1979. 470.
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French poet, 1872-1960, author of Ballades françaises

Fishburn and Hughes: A French symbolist poet of prolific output who published seventeen volumes of Ballades françaises (1922-58). He often set out his verses as folk songs in prose form to emphasise the greater importance of sound and rhythm than of rhyme. In 1912 Paul Fort was elected 'Prince des poètes' according to a referendum carried out by the daily political and literary journal Gil Blas. The Aleph