Mallarme and Wagner: Music and Poetic Language

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This book challenges and replaces the existing view of Mallarme's mission to 're-possess' music on behalf of poetic language. Traditionally, this view focused on only the last fifteen years of the poet's life, and sprang from a belief in Mallarme's 'sudden awakening' to music during an all-Wagner concert in Paris, in 1885. Professor Heath Lees shows that Mallarme's early knowledge and experience of music was much greater than commentators have realized, and that the French poet actually began his writing career with the ...

Mallarme and Wagner: Music and Poetic Language 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138265325

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Mallarme and Wagner: Music and Poetic Language 2007, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754658092

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