The Symbolist Movement in Literature (Paperback)

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British author Arthur Symons (1865-1945) was an important poet, critic and translator: this book, The Symbolist Movement In Literature (1899), was an influential study early modernist poetry and literature, inspiring poets such as T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, W.B. Yeats among others. In this book, Symons explores the work and lives of Flaubert, Baudelaire, Laforgue, Verlaine, Mallarm , Huysmans, Rimbaud and others.

Arthur Symons was known as the 'blond angel', a vagabond poet in the Bohemian tradition of Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud and the Symbolists. Symons spent much of his life in France and Italy; he knew many of the artists and writers of the fin-de-si cle period, including Aubrey Beardsley, Algernon Swinburne, Walter Pater, Edmund Gosse, Joseph Conrad, W.B. Yeats, and St phane Mallarm .

This new edition of The Symbolist Movement In Literature includes a note on Arthur Symons; and two galleries of illustrations - of Symbolist writers and poets, and Symbolist art.

Illustrated. Paperback, with a full colour cover.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781861718273
ISBN-10: 1861718276
Publisher: Crescent Moon Publishing
Publication Date: October 11th, 2021
Pages: 332
Language: English