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Illuminations, and other prose poems

Author: Arthur Rimbaud; Louise Varèse
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 1957.
Series: New Directions paperbook, no. 56.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : English : Rev. editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891.
Illuminations, and other prose poems.
[New York, J. Laughlin, 1957]
(OCoLC)761211240
Named Person: Arthur Rimbaud; Arthur Rimbaud
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Rimbaud; Louise Varèse
OCLC Number: 6555779
Language Note: English and French.
Description: xxxv, 182 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Illuminations: --
After the deluge --
Childhood --
Tale --
Side show --
Antique --
Beauteous being --
Lives --
Departure --
Royalty --
To a reason --
Morning of drunkenness --
Phrases --
Working people --
The bridges --
City --
Ruts --
Cities --
Vagabonds --
Cities --
Vigils --
Mystic --
Dawn --
Flowers --
Common nocturne --
Marine --
Winter Fête --
Anguish --
Metropolitan --
Barbarian --
Promontory --
Scenes --
Historic evening --
Motion --
Bottom --
H --
Devotions --
Democracy --
Fairy --
War --
Genie --
Youth --
Sale --
Other prose poems: --
The deserts of love --
Three gospel moralities.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, no. 56.
Responsibility: Rimbaud ; translated by Louise Varèse.

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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.

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