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  • By the way, a certain development of the melancholic mood in Verlaine's poem "La chanson d'automne" can be found in the nostalgic poem by Jacques Prévert, music by Kosma: "Les feuilles mortes" = 'dead leaves' (song known in English as 'Autumn leaves').

    avant-propos - French Word-A-Day

  • By the way, a certain development of the melancholic mood in Verlaine's poem "La chanson d'automne" can be found in the nostalgic poem by Jacques Prévert, music by Kosma: "Les feuilles mortes" = 'dead leaves' song known in English as 'Autumn leaves'.

    avant-propos - French Word-A-Day

  • Les Cowboys Fringants are my favourite Quebecois band and "Toune d'automne" is my favourite Quebecois song.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Now, if you live in Quebec, you might have noticed that the fraises d'automne are available now--if you've never tried them before, they're amazing, oftentimes even better than our summer strawberries, and this cake really lets them shine. fig. i: quebec strawberries

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • I, too, had to memorize Chanson d'automne for my French class.

    sanglot - French Word-A-Day

  • The ensuing 1909 painting, "L'énigme d'un après-midi d'automne" (Enigma of an Autumn Afternoon), shows a white, temple-like building and a marble statue against a blue sky.

    Contemplating Artistic Mysteries

  • Snow in Autumn, retitled from the French Les Mouches d'automne (The Flies of Autumn), and not to be confused with the as yet untranslated Les Feux de l'automne (The Fires of Autumn), follows the declining years of Tatiana, faithful nanny to the Karines, a wealthy Russian family forced to abandon their estate during the Civil War and make their home in France.

    Irène Némirovsky: The Dogs & the Wolves

  • Ce serait bien de pouvoir s'en reparler en début d'automne…

    Notes From San Francisco — Climb to the Stars

  • Comments hi; 1st time commenting, long time reader. as beautiful as that poem is, i'm not so sure if dyer is referencing that poem. i think dyer might be referring to rilke's letters on cezanne, in which he wrote that as he stood in the middle of the exhibition, in between two rooms at salon d'automne, he did not particularly 'see' the paintings, but felt the presence of the paintings as a colossal reality.

    CONNECTIONS: ROSS, RILKE

  • “Chanson d'automne” (1866) were more than just ex - periments in sound.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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