Paul Claudel

Paul Claudel (1868–1955) spent his career as a diplomat, serving the French government. A devout Roman Catholic from the age of eighteen, he is best known for his prolific dramatic output, most notably The Tidings Brought To Mary and The Satin Slipper.

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Paul Claudel (1868–1955) spent his career as a diplomat, serving the French government. A devout Roman Catholic from the age of eighteen, he is best known for his prolific dramatic output, most notably The Tidings Brought To Mary and The Satin Slipper.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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