Marie-Claire Bancquart (21 July 1932 – 19 February 2019) was a French poet, essayist, professor emerita and literary critic. She was the recipient of the Grand prix de la Critique littéraire of the Académie Française.
Her poetry was known for its visceral nature, often exploring the human body as a means of exploring emotion and humanity. Bancquart was born in Aveyron, France. In addition to her many volumes of poetry, Bancquart has also published books and essays on subjects such as surrealism and Anatole France.
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- La mort de la poète Marie-Claire Bancquart (French)