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Jules Laforgue Biography | Poet

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Jules Laforgue (French:  [yl lafg] ; 16 August 1860 – 20 August 1887) was an Franco-Uruguayan poet, often referred to as a Symbolist poet. Critics and commentators have also pointed to Impressionism as a direct influence and his poetry has been called "part-symbolist, part-impressionist".