David Kelley (1941-1999) was Senior Lecturer in French and Director of Studies in Modern Languages at Trinity College, Cambridge. He was made an Ofﬁcier des Arts et des Lettres for his services to French culture. As well as co-editing The New French Poetry, he translated two other editions of French poets for Bloodaxe, The River Underground: Selected Poems by Jean Tardieu (1991) and Wood asleep by Gérard Macé. He wrote and edited books on Baudelaire, Rousseau, French literary theory and modern European poetry, and his seminal edition of Baudelaire's Salon de 1846 was published by Oxford University Press in 1975. He translated Théophile Gautier into English and David Gascoyne into French.
Books by David Kelley