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French Poetry Panel Discussion (1987)

En Français



Genre: French, Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana, Quebec, Canada

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-11-01

Duration: 00:26:51

Subjects: Filmed panel discussions | French language | Poetry | POETS | Arts | RICHARD, ZACHARY | DeBessonet, Richard


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Courteau, Louise Panelist
  • DeBessonet, Richard Panelist
  • Richard, Zachary Panelist


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 1, 1987, features James Fontenot leading a discussion on French poetry with the following panelists: Louise Courteau, a publisher from Quebec, Canada; Richard DeBessonet of Quebec, the author of “Le Feu en Joue”; and Zachary Richard of Louisiana, the author of “Voyage de Nuit: Cahier de Poesie, 1975-79.” DeBessonet and Richard also recite poems from their recent works.