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 (rôN-sär′), Pierre de 1524-1585.
French poet whose lyrical love poems, including Sonnets pour Hélène (1578), are considered his best works.
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(French rɔ̃sar)
(Biography) Pierre de (pjɛr də). 1524–85, French poet, foremost of the Pléiade
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Pierre de, 1524–85, French poet.
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Volume 1: 40 Poemes de Pierre de Ronsard; 12 Poemes de La Pleiade; Volume 2: 18 Sonnets et Chansons de Des-portes; 18 Poesies de Moritz Hart-mann.
Bjai signale fort utilement l'usage que fait Amadis Jamyn, poete et secretaire fidele de Ronsard, de la matiere puisee au texte de son maitre lorsque le poete chaourcien s'aventure, s'inspirant de la Franciade qu'il connait fort bien, a composer ses propres vers.
The exhibition of original prints, "Exactitude is not Truth", included several from one of Matisse's most complicated and successful printmaking projects, Florilege des Amours Ronsard, illustrating the love poems of 16th Century French Renaissance poet Pierre de Ronsard.
Our exhibition at Fountain Fine Art in Cardiff features original lithographs dating back to the 1940s, taken from five suites - Suite A features his last works, taken from his later cut-outs; Suite B, Florilege des Amours de Ronsard, features his illustrations of Pierre Ronsard's Poems; Suite C, Jazz & Circus, is based on Matisse's early cut-outs; and suite D, Dessins, features work from a scarce edition printed in 1943.
Williams's interest is overwhelmingly in the literary giants of the French Renaissance (the book's six chapters focus on the writings of Rabelais, Montaigne, Ronsard, Corneille, Pascal, and Racine, respectively), but he asserts that he wishes to place such writers firmly within the contexts of their contemporary experience of natural philosophy.
Mae rhai yn meddwl bod y cwpled yn aralleiriad gan Austin Dobson o''r pennill Ffrangeg gan fardd o''r enw Pierre De Ronsard 1524 -1585.
The epic poem by Pierre de Ronsard features the story of the hero Francus who journeyed out of the city of Troy, overcame many obstacles, and founded France.
Scott, Virginia and Sara Sturm-Maddox, Performance, Poetry and Politics on the Queen's Day: Catherine de Medicis and Pierre de Ronsard at Fontainebleau, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2007; cloth; pp.
13 October 2009 - Coopagri Bretagne has invested 10 million euro in a Morbihan plant owned by its poultry subsidiary Ronsard.