Chimeras: Transformations of Les Chimeres by Gerard de Nerval

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Dublin Core

Title

Chimeras: Transformations of Les Chimeres by Gerard de Nerval

Subject

Poetry

Description

Chimeras is a twelve-sonnet sequence in which the poet identifies himself with mythological and religious figures; it was written in the aftermath of mental illness that made him forget his own identity. 

Creator

Sonnets by Gerard de Nerval, translated by Andrew Hoyem

Publisher

City Lights Bookstore

Date

1966

Contributor

Book Club of California Library

Rights

Photo by Elizabeth Newsom

Citation

Sonnets by Gerard de Nerval, translated by Andrew Hoyem, “Chimeras: Transformations of Les Chimeres by Gerard de Nerval,” Book Club of California, accessed November 27, 2021, https://bccbooks.omeka.net/items/show/52.