A Season in Hell Illuminations

This bilingual edition includes maps, a helpful chronology of Rimbaud’s life, and the unfinished suite of prose poems, Illuminations.

A Season in Hell   Illuminations

Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason “The definitive translation for our time.” –Edward Hirsch From Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written when the poet was nineteen–provides an astonishing example of the grapple with self. As a companion to Rimbaud’s journey, readers could have no better guide than Wyatt Mason. One of our most talented young translators and critics, Mason’s new version of A Season in Hell renders the music and mystery of Rimbaud’s tale of Hell on Earth with exceptional finesse and power. This bilingual edition includes maps, a helpful chronology of Rimbaud’s life, and the unfinished suite of prose poems, Illuminations. With A Season in Hell, they cement Rimbaud’s reputation as one of the foremost, and most influential, writers in French literature.

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A Season in Hell & Illuminations
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Arthur Rimbaud
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-06 - Publisher: Modern Library

Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason “The definitive translation for our time.” –Edward Hirsch From Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written when the poet was nineteen–provides an
A Season in Hell and the Illuminations
Language: en
Pages: 181
Authors: Arthur Rimbaud
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Although he abandoned poetry before he was twenty-one years old, and wrote for only five or six years in all, Arthur Rimbaud has had an extraordinary influence on modern poetry. His work helped inspire poetic Symbolism, Dadaism, and Surrealism. Rimbaud dreamed of re-creating life through his words. Not content merely
Rimbaud: the Works
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Arthur Rimbaud
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-06-07 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

CHARLES NICHOLL, author of SOMEBODY ELSE: ARTHUR RIMBAUD IN AFRICA 1880-91 has written of Dennis J. Carlile's translation of RIMBAUD:THE WORKS. "These are the best renditions of Rimbaud in English since Wallace Fowlie's nearly forty years ago, and many of them surpass that high standard. These poems have been wrestled
A Season in Hell and Other Works
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Arthur Rimbaud, Stanley Appelbaum
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

This excellently translated collection of witty, sarcastic, and expressive works includes the complete version of Rimbaud's autobiographical A Season in Hell, his entire Illuminations, a large selection of early verse poems, and "The Drunken Boat," considered by many to be his masterpiece.
A Season in Hell
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Arthur Rimbaud
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

ARTHUR RIMBAUD: A SEASON IN HELL edited and translated by Andrew Jary A new translation of Arthur Rimbaud's extraordinary poetic statement, written in 1873. The sensual, violent and anguished emotion in Rimbaud's visionary 'alchemy of the word' remains startling, and continues to inspire poets. Printed with the French text facing