Selected Letters of Stephane Mallarme


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It is the reading world's good fortune that Stephane Mallarme's letters survived, allowing later generations an intimate look at the inner life of one of Europe's most important poets. Mallarme (1842-98), often called the father of the Symbolists, has had an immense influence on the development of modern European poetry. It was his ambition to create a poetry pure of quotidian reality autonomous, concentrated, linguistically inventive. His correspondence documents the evolution of this aim, the crafting of a poetics out of ...

Selected Letters of Stephane Mallarme 1988, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226488417

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