[[ Reading ]] ➷ Illuminations Author Arthur Rimbaud – Snackgo.co.uk

Illuminations The Prose Poems Of The Great French Symbolist, Arthur Rimbaud 1854 1891 , Have Acquired Enormous Prestige Among Readers Everywhere And Have Been A Revolutionary Influence On Poetry In The Twentieth Century They Are Offered Here Both In Their Original Texts And In Superb English Translations By Louise Var Se Mrs Var Se First Published Her Versions Of Rimbaud S Illuminations In 1946 Since Then She Has Revised Her Work And Has Included Two Poems Which In The Interim Have Been Reclassified As Part Of Illuminations This Edition Also Contains Two Other Series Of Prose Poems, Which Include Two Poems Only Recently Discovered In France, Together With An Introduction In Which Miss Var Se Discusses The Complicated Ins And Outs Of Rimbaldien Scholarship And The Special Qualities Of Rimbaud S Writing Rimbaud Was Indeed The Most Astonishing Of French Geniuses Fired In Childhood With An Ambition To Write, He Gave Up Poetry Before He Was Twenty One Yet He Had Already Produced Some Of The Finest Examples Of French Verse He Is Best Known For A Season In Hell, But His Other Prose Poems Are No Less Remarkable While He Was Working On Them He Spoke Of His Interest In Hallucinations Des Vertiges, Des Silences, Des Nuits These Perceptions Were Caught By The Poet In A Beam Of Pellucid, And Strangely Active Language Which Still Lights Up Now Here, Now There Unexplored Aspects Of Experience And Thought.



10 thoughts on “Illuminations

  1. says:

    YouthI SundayWhen homework is done, the inevitable descent from heaven and the visitation of memories, and the session of rhythms invade the dwelling, the head and the world of the spirit A horse scampers off along the suburban turf and the gardens and the wood lots, besieged by the carbonic plague Som


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    Illuminations, Arthur RimbaudIlluminations is an incompleted suite of prose poems by the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, first published partially in La Vogue fr , a Paris literary review, in May June 1886 The texts were reprinted in book form in October 1886 by Les publications de La Vogue under the title Les I


  3. says:

    The story behind Arthur Rimbaud s Illuminations is almost as interesting as the poems themselves The young 20 year old abandoned poetry for a mercantile career in Africa and passed along this collection of prose poems to his former lover Paul Verlaine to submit for publishing This was not only Rimbaud s farewell


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    Despite my love for Rimbaud s poetry and intelligence painfully high IQ, if you care about these things , and my knowledge of him actually, because of it I d like to state something it is virtually impossible to read Rimbaud today in a critical or subjective manner any, because his books and life have been so studied


  5. says:

    Illuminations remains one of the most compelling, influential and groundbreaking works of literature I ve ever encountered And yes, I am also staggered that this was written by somebody so young.Concise and expansive, fluid ...


  6. says:

    I feel a little about Ashbery translating Rimbaud the way I did about Pavement once closing a show with two Velvet Underground covers With both, there s a touching tip of the hat to one s roots, but also a little bit of giving the game away Not that either has to worry about the charge of being derivative if anything, Ashbery s


  7. says:

    Either Rimbaud is a bit like a popular brand of salty yeast extract or I have no poetic sensibility at all Oh well.


  8. says:

    I think what s amazing here is that a magnificent American Poet John Ashbery at the age 83 or something like that translated the great poetry of Arthur Rimbaud, whose poems were written when he was in his teens The ultimate teenage rebel icon touched by the grand poet of American letters, whose work is still controversial and has a bite


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  10. says:

    The Wild ParadeI first got to know of Rimbaud s astonishing collection of prose poems through Benjamin Britten s 1939 setting of nine fragments for soprano and string orchestra It is a brilliant work whose wild energy and scintillating colors are the perfect response to the extraordinary imagery of Rimbaud s writing But only a fraction of the whol


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