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Gaston Miron Biography | Poet

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Gaston Miron, OQ (French pronunciation:  [gast~ mi'~] ; January 8, 1928 – December 14, 1996) was an important poet, writer, and editor of the Quebec Quiet Revolution. His masterpiece, L'homme rapaillé (partly translated as The March to Love: Selected Poems of Gaston Miron, whose title echoes Miron's most celebrated poem La marche à l'amour ) has sold over 100 000 copies, in Quebec and overseas, ensuring Miron as one of the most widely read authors of Quebec literature [1]. His commitment for a free and independent Quebec, both politically and through his writings, associated with his popularity, placed Miron as a central figure of the Quebec nationalist and independence movements .