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Rim·baud(răm-bō′, răN-), Jean Nicolas Arthur 1854-1891.
French poet whose hallucinatory work strongly influenced the surrealists.
(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
(Jean Nicolas) Arthur, 1854–91, French poet.