Les Editions La Farandole to Champ Libre
Paris, 27 June 1980

Our company is currently working on an anthology of poetry.

In this context, we would like to reprint the poem, “Canto V,” by V.H. Altazor, a photocopy of which is enclosed.

I would be grateful if you could grant us the authorization to do so. Of course, we would not fail to give proper credit to Champ Libre at the end of this extract.

Awaiting your response, I am

Sincerely yours,

Ghilaine Povinha
General Director of Editions La Farandole

Champ Libre to Editions La Farandole
24 July 1980

Editions Champ Libre does not give its authorization to Editions La Farandole and doesn’t want any dealings with Stalinists.

Gérard Lebovici

(Published in Editions Champ Libre, Correspondance, Vol. 2, Editions Champ Libre, Paris, 1981. Translated from the French and footnoted by NOT BORED! August 2012.)

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