Rhythm, Illusion and the Poetic Idea: Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Mallarmé (Faux Titre 254)

Rhythm, Illusion and the Poetic Idea: Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Mallarmé (Faux Titre 254)


Rhythm, phantasm and the Poetic thought explores the idea that of rhythm and its important but problematical position in defining sleek French poetry. Forging cutting edge traces of inquiry linking the specific research of poetic shape to the evolution of primary aesthetic ideas, David Evans bargains large new readings of the literary and significant writings of the 3 significant poets on the centre of France's most crucial poetic revolution. the amount is of curiosity to all scholars and readers of Baudelaire, Rimbaud and Mallarmé, in view that here's provided for the 1st time an intensive comparative learn of advancements in each one writer's poetic shape and concept, concentrating on the subjects of phantasm, deception and the musical metaphor. The e-book can be meant to stimulate wider serious debate at the interpretation of metrical verse, prose poetry and vers libre, and gives unique analytical equipment which facilitate the examine of poetic shape. the writer proposes a thorough shift in our realizing of the position and mechanisms of poetic rhythm, suggesting that its very resistance to definition and fixity offers a with ease opaque veil over the problems of defining poetry within the 19th and 20th centuries.

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