Rimbaud

[ram-boh; French ran-boh]
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Contemporary Examples of rimbaud

  • But far and away the biggest problem was the later, turncoat Rimbaud, the angel who amputated his own wings.

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    When Your Hero’s an SOB

    Bruce Duffy

    August 1, 2011

  • Imagine, then, standing on this wind-swept height as Rimbaud did, almost out of your mind with the sheer power of your mind.

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    When Your Hero’s an SOB

    Bruce Duffy

    August 1, 2011

  • I already feel the breath of failure on my neck, aware that Rimbaud published his first immortal poem at 15.

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    Juvenilia: A Bibliography

    Eric Puchner

    February 15, 2010

  • Rimbaud had nothing nice to say about it, having lived much of his life around there.

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    A Novel That's the Best Medicine

    Tina Brown

    February 11, 2009

Historical Examples of rimbaud

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

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    Ezra Pound

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

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    Ezra Pound

  • Rimbaud, when right, is so because he cannot be bothered to exist in any other modality.

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    Ezra Pound

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

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

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    Ezra Pound


British Dictionary definitions for rimbaud

Rimbaud

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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