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Rimbaud

[ram-boh; French ran-boh] /ræmˈboʊ; French rɛ̃ˈboʊ/
noun
1.
(Jean Nicolas) Arthur
[zhahn nee-kaw-lah ar-tyr] /ʒɑ̃ ni kɔˈlɑ arˈtür/ (Show IPA),
1854–91, French poet.
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  • Rimbaud, when right, is so because he cannot be bothered to exist in any other modality.

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  • The actual writing of poetry has advanced little or not at all since Rimbaud.

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  • There are possible grounds for comparisons of like sort between Rimbaud and Czanne.

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  • But Rimbaud has not exhausted his idyllic moods or capacities in one poem.

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  • One has no instant of doubt here, nor, I think, in any line of any poem of Rimbaud's.

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  • He was born six years before Laforgue and in the same year as Rimbaud.

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British Dictionary definitions for Rimbaud

Rimbaud

/French rɛ̃bo/
noun
1.
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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