RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 6555779 LA English and French. T1 Illuminations, and other prose poems A1 Rimbaud, Arthur,, Varèse, Louise,, PB New Directions PP New York YR 1957 AB Rimbaud, born in 1854, started to write at an early age. By 17 he had written his most famous poem, 'The Drunken Boat'. He then embarked on a turbulent homosexual relationship with the poet Verlaine, from which came some of their most original work, including A Season in Hell and Illuminations. Rimbaud rejected writing at the age of 20. After years of travelling and gun-running in Africa, he died in 1891, aged 37.