Biography and History

Saint-John Perse, pseudonym of Alexis Leger, was a major French poet, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960. He was also an important French diplomat from 1917 to 1940. From 1940 until 1967, Leger lived in the United States.

Source: From the finding aid for C1434

  • Saint-John Perse Pléiade Edition Collection. 1966-1971 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1434

    Saint-John Perse, pseudonym of Alexis Leger, was a major French poet, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960. Consists of working editorial files and author letters for the Pléiade edition of Leger's complete works, published by the French publisher Gallimard in 1972.