Tristan Corbiere Stamp by France

Fance has released a stamp commemorating the French poet with a tragic fate Tristan Corbiere. The stamp represents the profile of Tristan Corbiere and several verses from \”Les amours jaunes\”.

Tristan Corbiere (18 July 1845 – 1 March 1875) was born in Coat-Congar, Ploujean, near\"\" Morlaix in Brittany, where he lived most of his life and where he died.His work was little known until Paul Verlaine included him in his gallery of poetes maudits (accursed poets), but Verlaine\’s recommendation was enough to get his work noticed and established him as one of the masters acknowledged by the Symbolists.His only published verse in his lifetime appeared in \”Les amours jaunes\” (Yellow love), 1873.

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