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Stéphane Mallarmé #2020

St phane Mallarm This concise biography of St phane Mallarm blends an account of the poet s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice A poet on this earth must be uniquely a poet

  • Title: Stéphane Mallarmé
  • Author: Roger Pearson
  • ISBN: 9781861896599
  • Page: 174
  • Format: Paperback
  • Stéphane Mallarmé By Roger Pearson, This concise biography of St phane Mallarm 1842 98 blends an account of the poet s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice A poet on this earth must be uniquely a poet, he declared at the age of twenty two but what is a poet s life and what isa poet s function In his poems and prose statements and by the example of his life, Mallarm This concise biography of St phane Mallarm 1842 98 blends an account of the poet s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice A poet on this earth must be uniquely a poet, he declared at the age of twenty two but what is a poet s life and what isa poet s function In his poems and prose statements and by the example of his life, Mallarm provided answers to these questions In St phane Mallarm , Roger Pearson explores the relationship among Mallarm s life, his philosophy, and his writing To Mallarm , being a poet consists of a continuous, lifelong investigation of language and its expressive potential It represents, argues Pearson, a fundamental response to the metaphysical mystery of the human condition and the desire to make sense of it for others A poet turns everyday banality into prospects of mystery and a poet, in Mallarm s conception, is able to bring all human beings together in heightened awareness and understanding of the magnificent act of living This concise and engaging biography tells the story of a fascinating and utterly unique voice in French poetry, one that was often overshadowed by other Symbolist writers It is an essential read for students of literature and nineteenth century France.

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    1 thought on “Stéphane Mallarmé

    1. Pearson s is a good, brief but thorough look at Mallarm s life and his poetry I think he writes Mallarm s life and work a bit through the prism of the solar drama, and perhaps takes the poet a bit too much at his own word biographies generally could use a bit skepticism about their subjects And, although it is a very short book, I would have appreciated some commentary on the way Mallarm treated women in his life his interactions with them are clearly important, and alluded to in such a way th [...]

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