Arthur Rimbaud

19th century French poet who influenced modern literature and arts, and prefigured surrealism

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud (20 October 1854 – 10 November 1891) was a French poet, born in Charleville. He wrote his best works when he was 15–18 years old. He was restless and moved around the world a lot. He was homosexual.[1] He died of bone cancer just after his 37th birthday.

Arthur Rimbaud
Arthur Rimbaud at seventeen
Arthur Rimbaud at seventeen
Born(1854-10-20)October 20, 1854
Charleville, France
DiedNovember 10, 1891(1891-11-10) (aged 37)
Marseille, France
OccupationPoet
LanguageFrench
NationalityFrench

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  1. "Poetry analysis essays". Archived from the original on 2012-07-18. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  2. Fowlie & Whidden 2005, p. xxxii.

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