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Rimbaud—a mythic name—his life as extraordinary as his work was influential Dr. Starkie, a lecturer in French literature at Oxford, has devoted many years of. LibraryThing Review. User Review – – LibraryThing. A justly famous biography that captures the essence of Rimbaud. Starkie is especially good at. In her biography of Rimbaud, Enid Starkie theorises that he discovered his sexuality after he was raped by soldiers. For Rimbaud, this.

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Starkie, a lecturer in French literature at Oxford, has devoted many years of research to Rimbaud, revising her biography three times as new manuscript material and information about him has come to light.

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Starkie was born in KillineyCo. He might have guessed I’d be utterly frustrated by White’s pedestrian and inaccurate translations of the verse of Rimbaud and Verlaine. Dec 12, Takipsilim rated it it was amazing.

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Trivia About Arthur Rimbaud: When he was in this condition, he used to close the shutters and doors of his room, even in broad daylight, light lamps and candles, and in that close, mysterious atmosphere, while he gently turned a little barrel-organ or plucked an Abyssinian harp, he used to relate ebid story of his life, tell of his dreams of the past and of his secret hopes for the future.

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I don’t mean the verbal surfaces, of rimbwud, or the patterns of image and symbol that pulsate throughout his poetry; I mean the intellectual and emotional compulsions that express themselves through his writing.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Starkie turned it into something like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race. Cora had been a pupil of the French pianist and composer Raoul Pugnoand Enid learnt to play the piano, going on to win second medal for two years in succession at Feis Ceoilrombaud annual music festival in Dublin.

Although Starkie gets derivative at times, this is still the best and most comprehensive bio on the boy genius in English. And yet finally—many years after buying the book—a strategem comes to mind, and a few days later you’ve read it, enjoyed it, been somehow awakened by it.

Despite some minor inaccuracies that later scholarship has cleared up for example, she rimbaudd that Rimbaud staroie have acted as a slave trader in Abyssinia, a claim that has been definitively refutedthis is second only to Rimbaud’s own writings for understanding the poet.

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Arthur Rimbaud by Enid Starkie

Yorkshire Post, 1 November This is White’s version of part of the octave by Verlaine: Then he felt, what he never experience otherwise, a desire for confidence,s a longing to open his heart. Then the bright idea—my strategem—to read it with my various translations of Rimbaud close at hand: Starkie is especially good at analyzing the poetry, which she quotes liberally. A Biographyp.

Rimbud some minor inaccuracies that later scholarship has rimbauc up for example, she implies that Rimbaud may have acted as a slave trader A justly famous biography that captures the essence of Rimbaud. Kevin Aichler rated it really liked it Mar 16, Jan 04, Francis Berger end it it was amazing.

If I knew French it might make some sense.

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Arthur Rimbaud: A Biography

But nothing could be further from the spirit of Rimbaud’s work and life, for both of which he continued to have high hopes until his end was manifestly upon him. What is interesting is that Starkie, looking at anal penetration from a woman’s point of view, rather than regarding it as a holy ritual and the highest form of intimacy, could see just how ordinary and unrefined it actually is.

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Yet once, when Beaudier [the doctor: Silvia rated it it was ok May 08, But death intervened, and Starkie seems to hold that against Rimbaud. Jennie Huggins rated it it was ok Jan 29, What is it about certain books that we buy and then leave untouched on the shelf?

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She also campaigned successfully for W. There is good evidence, after all, that he meant to return to some kind of literary life. Some were intensely pleasurable, but by no means all. Joseph rated it it was amazing Jan 07, He died of some illness in his 30s.

Starkie, a lecturer in French literature at Oxford, has devoted many years of research to Rimbaud, revising her biography three times as new manuscript material and information about him has come to light.