Category Archives: Emile Nelligan

English Translation of Émile Nelligan’s “Déraison” and “Le Fou” in Winning Writers

The latest issue of the Winning Writers ( newsletter is out today, and it features my comics adaptation of nineteenth-century Montreal poet Émile Nelligan’s “Déraison” and “Le fou”, now accompanied with my English translation of the two poems. I am reproducing … Continue reading

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Nelligan à Cacouna

The Montreal writer and poet Diane G. Paquin and I have begun collaborating on a project (in French) centered around the famed Quebec poet Émile Nelligan (1879-1941). Here is a little preview. This scene is set in Cacouna, then a … Continue reading

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Soir d’hiver by Émile Nelligan

Possibly the most famous lines in the history of Quebec poetry, from Soir d’hiver (c.1898) by Émile Nelligan: “Oh! How the snow’s been snowing!/My window pane is a garden of frost./Oh! How the snow’s been snowing!/What’s the spasm of living/Next … Continue reading

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Julian Peters Comics

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