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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 264
Four French Collaborationists:
Châteaubriant, Céline, Drieu, Brasillach

Alphonse de Châteaubriant

369 words / 58:30

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This is a lost London Forum talk by Michael Walker on four French artists of the Right: Alphonse de Châteaubriant, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, and Robert Brasillach. If anyone has details about when this talk was given, please post a comment below.

“Homage to Robert Brassilach”
Michael Walker

Comme le temps passe
Robert Brasillach

My homage is for the way you lived to die
That I a coward cannot emulate
You knew and wrote
Reason turns malevolent
after childhood disperses
And slumps into mature consideration
You could not have lived with yourself after failing.
So the leaden sentence was a gift
Better to die as you died
In the fluency and grace of certainty and light
Like poor Pucelle
Than grapple with compromise and penance
To win years in retirement and shame
Dying defiant
Sin pañuelo
The Castilian way.
Happiness a bagatelle
To a fascist
Dying well essential
Dying well redeems
The quintessence
Not delaying
Nor complaining
Nor dreading
Unbitter witness
The theatrical end
Many shrink and strive to safety
Delay complain and dread
And run away and hide
And sacrifice their pride for a
Doubtful grace
Not you a thief or cheat
Perhaps a busy undertaker
Coffins lined in neatly ordered rows
“The Bubonic East has
Broken out” –the facts
Every issue packed and bracketed
Childhood spoilt and spilled
Venom packed away in lofts or cellars
Then taken out and filmed
Nothing like that within you
So they held their tryst with you
Many shrink and strive to safety
They show their heads
Where they fear no censure
The dumb speak no treason
The illiterate pen no error
They called you traitor and acolyte to murder
But no betrayal was within you
Who mattered to you
Will wait and wait
Carlists on horseback
Ragamuffin Spain
The islands of childhood
You walk to them
Punctual formal and correct
In the fields of your Great Faith
Le paradis terrestre
Martyr’s etiquette at the shore
Running and returning
Your last breath faithful
Hear the sea roar

Comme le temps passe
Robert Brasillach


  1. Lyon
    Posted March 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm | Permalink

    “Trees, meadows, and rivers teach me more than any human beings.” – Alphones de Chateaubriant

  2. Fenek Solere
    Posted March 14, 2020 at 2:39 am | Permalink

    A great introduction to 4 giants of French literature!

  3. Rubin Farr Right
    Posted March 21, 2020 at 7:00 am | Permalink

    Could you post this to Spotify?

    • Scott Weisswald
      Posted March 21, 2020 at 7:46 am | Permalink

      It’s propogating now. Should be available there soon.

  4. Rubin Farr Right
    Posted March 22, 2020 at 4:32 pm | Permalink


  5. Le Fauconnier
    Posted March 23, 2020 at 2:32 pm | Permalink

    I do think that the novels written by Saint-Loup should be translate into English.
    Here an interesting thesis in political science (in french,231pages, 2006-2007):
    Metapedia page:
    A short biography on Saint-Loup:
    If you want to found THE perfect couple with a white women, read “Face Nord”! (Read the Venner’s advice at the end of the political thesis (letter for Patrick Deschamps, on December 24th 1997).
    Nota bene: my pseudonym is the name of a character created by Saint-Loup for his trilogy on the french Waffen-SS: The Volunteers (1962), The Heretics (1965), the Nostalgics(1967).

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