This concise biography of Stephane Mallarme (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 is a poet s function? In his poems and prose statements and by the example of his life, Mallarme provided answers to these questions. In Stephane Mallarme , Roger Pearson explores the relationship among Mallarme s life, his philosophy, and his ...

Stephane Mallarme 2010, Reaktion Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781861896599

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