Paul Valéry Quote

Poetry is simply literature reduced to the essence of its active principle. It is purged of idols of every kind, of realistic illusions, of any conceivable equivocation between the language of "truth" and the language of "creation."


Littérature (1930).

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Poetry is simply literature reduced to the essence of its active principle. It is purged of idols of every kind, of realistic illusions, of any...

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Poetry is simply literature reduced to the essence of its active principle. It is purged of idols of every kind, of realistic illusions, of any...

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Poetry is simply literature reduced to the essence of its active principle. It is purged of idols of every kind, of realistic illusions, of any...

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Poetry is simply literature reduced to the essence of its active principle. It is purged of idols of every kind, of realistic illusions, of any...