Comprehensive information about Francis Jammes including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Francis Jammes (French pronunciation: [am] ; born December 2, 1868 in Tournay, Hautes-Pyrénées - died November 1, 1938 in Hasparren, Pyrénées-Atlantiques ) was a French poet. Coming from an ancient family, he spent most of his life in his native region of Béarn and the Basque Country and his poems are known for their lyricism and for singing the pleasures of a humble country life (donkeys, maidens). His later poetry remained lyrical, but also included a strong religious element brought on by his conversion to Catholicism . This educational Francis Jammes resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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