Nerval


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Nerval

(French nɛrval)
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(Biography) Gérard de (ʒerar də), real name Gérard Labrunie. 1808–55, French poet, noted esp for the sonnets of mysticism, myth, and private passion in Les Chimères (1854)
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On reconnait ici un des leitmotiv du recit de voyage romantique, que Nerval a decline a maintes reprises, notamment dans sa lettre ouverte ecrite d'Orient a Gautier sur la creation de La Peri a l'Opera de Paris (sur le theme: c'est parce qu'il n'a pas quitte la France que Gautier a pu representer <<le Caire veritable, l'Egypte immaculee>>, I, 766), dans l'introduction du Voyage en Orient (21) ou encore au debut de Lorely:
Gerard de Nerval, a 19th century French author, had a pet lobster and could often be seen talking his collared crustacean for a jaunt around the gardens of the Palais-Royal.
Born Gerard Labrunie in Paris in 1808, Nerval was, under his assumed name, Baudelaire's model of the "poete maudit," the doomed poet with a vision so intense the world will destroy him if he does not destroy himself.
Since her debut in 1956, she has published several volumes of poetry, biographies of Apollinaire and Gerard de Nerval, and together with her husband, poet Artur Miedzyrzecki, translations of French and American poetry.
He acquired the Crack Regiment filly Crackchope after she won at Maisons-Laffitte 10 days ago, and last Tuesday he secured the Common Grounds colt Nerval for Ff380,000 (around pounds 36,000) after he landed a claimer at Saint-Cloud.
FRENCH poet Gerard de Nerval used to take lobsters for a walk through the streets of 19th Century Paris.
Al mismo tiempo y sin dar a conocer su nombre, logro publicar algunos versos en las revistas literarias Le Tintamarre ("El bullicio"), La Democratie Pacifique ("La democracia pacifica") y, Mysteres galantes des theatres de Paris ("Misterios galantes de los teatros parisinos"), asi como en Le Corsaire Satan ("El corsario Satan"), una publicacion de moda entre romanticos franceses como Victor Hugo, Balzac y Nerval.
The contextual information which his chapters provide is more ample on some authors than on others (relatively little background is given on Nerval or Kincaid, though American readers will be familiar with her writing in The New Yorker).
Duncan, who also held an interest in Nerval's poems but had never translated them, ultimately had a harsh reaction to this work, describing it as "irresponsible" and a "perversion" of Nerval.
Nerval is also shown as occupied with historical and erotic matters: "even in Aurelia, whose author is often considered apolitical, historical, religious, and sexual themes treated in Blake and Novalis take on an exacerbated intensity.
Harper uses the imagery of Ballanche, Custine and Nerval to show homelessness and dislocation as a theme of early nineteenth-century writing, but we need to be already acquainted with these writers' works.
He became a leader of the group of daring writers known as Les Bousingos, among whom were Gerard de Nerval and Theophile Gautier.