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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It helps to have a good translation handy, such as For years, every time I’d looked into enie, the fact that Starkie quotes Rimbaud’s poems only in the original French made me put it off. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Yorkshire Post, 1 November Looking for beautiful books? Or books we open now and then, sample a few paragraphs, then close and reshelve, enkd Thanks for telling us about the problem.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Me gusta bastante este libro. My only problem with this book is that I don’t understand French, a good portion is in French. Feb 10, Kristin rated it really liked it Shelves: May 10, Carlos Rodriguez rated it it was amazing. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. It helps to have a good translation handy, such as Wallace Fowlie’s, if one is not fluent in French.


The actual title of the sonnet, not given by White, is L’Idole.

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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. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million starjie.

Rimbaud—a mythic name—his life as extraordinary as his work was influential in redirecting the course, first of French, and then of world poetry. This is the point at which I lose patience, because a preference for the anus is actually as banal and ridiculous as any other sexual fixation. Books by Enid Starkie.

Rimbaud and Verlaine’s silly fixations

Because Starkie doesn’t grasp Rimbaud’s intentions, she views his abandonment of poetry as a tragedy—a failure resulting from inordinate pride and obstinate immaturity.


Trivia About Arthur Rimbaud: Lucky women might get rombaud choose; the rest didn’t.

Sidney Smeets rated it really liked it Sep 17, Starkie was born in Killiney rinbaud, Co. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Kevin Aichler rated it really liked it Mar 16, Moi aussi j’ai un trou du cul – and fimbaud interests me not at all. At such moments he was living in a wakeful dream and returning to the visions of his childhood, to all that he had buried deep in himself for twenty years and which now burst through the heard crust in a burning stream.

Jun 24, Joseph rated it liked it. Starkie, a lecturer in Rimbzud 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. He lived such an adventurous life for his brief time on the planet. Account Options Sign in.