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 (răm-bō′, răN-), Jean Nicolas Arthur 1854-1891.
French poet whose hallucinatory work strongly influenced the surrealists.
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(French rɛ̃bo)
(Biography) Arthur (artyr). 1854–91, French poet, whose work, culminating in the prose poetry of Illuminations (published 1884), greatly influenced the symbolists. A Season in Hell (1873) draws on his tempestuous homosexual affair with Verlaine, after which he abandoned writing (aged about 20) and spent the rest of his life travelling
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(ræmˈboʊ, rɛ̃-)

(Jean Nicolas) Arthur, 1854–91, French poet.
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The epigraph (untranslated) is from Rimbaud's "Youth" and the first poem of The Line echoes Rimbaud's claim that memory and the senses will be "only the nourishment of your creative impulse." It also establishes a diction that is by turns abstract and suddenly concrete: "The sedative present tugging sucking and many-voiced .
This allows Godbout, who attended Jesuit College (and notably wrote his thesis on the poet Arthur Rimbaud), to put his personal experience to use.
And, mind you, this is a novel, although it remains tethered to the prose poem via its main character, Arthur Rimbaud, the original enfant terrible of prose poetry.
IN 1873, when French poet Arthur Rimbaud was staying in London with his more famous lover Paul Verlaine, the spark-striking and strategically untruthful nineteen-year-old added two years to his age so that he could pass through a set of doors normally closed to minors.
Yes, the Worcester Collegium (soon to be re-christened The Worcester Chamber Orchestra) called on two of its most luminous talents - radiant soprano Maria Ferrante, and co-founder, conductor/pianist Ian Watkins - for a program first of Benjamin Britten's almost never performed musical setting of parts of Arthur Rimbaud's prose poem "Les Illuminations" and second, Mozart's beguilingly beautiful Piano Concerto No.
This recent show did not include any works from "Dead End," but a similar organizing principle is found in the projects that were presented here, such as Rimbaud's Spell (all works 2007), a large-scale sculpture that occupied the main area of the gallery.
If Rimbaud frames the prose poems as puzzles, does he inscribe "solutions"?
Rimbaud na Africa; os ultimos anos de um poeta no exilio.
In this highly stimulating and challenging work, Clive Scott proposes a range of new strategies for translating Rimbaud's Illuminations.
Written while Hampton was at Oxford and premiered at the Royal Court in 1968 just weeks after he graduated, the play was filmed in 1995 with David Thewlis as Verlaine and a suitably youthful Leonardo DiCaprio as Rimbaud, the startlingly young and gifted object of hitherto married Verlaine's desire.
The Drunken Boat & Other Poems From the French of Arthur Rimbaud is a bilingual collection of Rimbaud's evocative poetry.