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Author Whidden, Seth Adam, 1969-

Title Leaving Parnassus [electronic resource] : the lyric subject in Verlaine and Rimbaud / Seth Whidden.

Imprint Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (230 pages).
Series Faux titre, 0167-9392 ; no. 296
Faux titre ; no. 296. 0167-9392
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: The Dominance of Parnassian Poetry; Chapter Two: Verlaine's Identities; Chapter Three: Rimbaud, Beyond Time and Space; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Leaving Parnassus: The Lyric Subject in Verlaine and Rimbaud considers how the crisis of the lyric subject in the middle of the nineteenth century in France is a direct response to the aesthetic principles of Parnassian poetry, which dominated the second half of the century much more than critics often think. The poets considered here rebel against the strict confines of traditional and contemporary poetry and attempt to create radically new discursive practices. Specifically, the close readings of poems apply recent studies of subjectivity in poetry and focus on the works of Paul Verlaine and.
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Subject Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891
Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896
French poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Parnassianism -- France.
Subjectivity in literature.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Whidden, Seth Adam, 1969- Leaving Parnassus. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007 9789042022102 9042022108 (OCoLC)127107609
ISBN 9781435600683 (electronic bk.)
1435600681 (electronic bk.)
9042022108 (pbk.)
9789042022102 (pbk.)