de Régnier, Henri (1864 - 1936)

Index to poems


Henri de Régnier (1864-1936) is the author of many novels and short stories as well as collections of poetry and essays on literary criticism. He began as a disciple of Leconte de Lisle and Heredia and later became one of the chiefs of the Symbolist movement. His poetry is notable for its delicate effects and the perfection of its form.

  • "Henri de Régnier." Representative French Poetry. Ed. Victor E. Graham. 2nd edn. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1965. 111.
Given Name: 
Henri François Joseph
Family Name: 
de Régnier
Birth Date: 
December 28, 1864
Death Date: 
May 23, 1936
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