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Symbolism

1st Edition

By Charles Chadwick

Routledge

90 pages

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Description

First published in 1971, this work provides a helpful introduction to the French Symbolism movement. After an introduction to the defining ideas of the movement, it explores five key Symbolist writers: Baudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Mallarmé and Valéry. The book concludes with a discussion of the impact of Symbolism across Europe.

This book will be of interest to those studying nineteenth-century French literature.

Table of Contents

General Editor’s Preface; 1. The theory of Symbolism 2. Baudelaire’s ‘Correspondances’ 3. Verlain’s melodies 4. Rimbaud the ‘voyant’ 5. Mallarmé and the infinite 6. Valéry’s return to reality 7. The repercussions of Symbolism; Select Bibliography; Index

About the Series

The Critical Idiom Reissued

This set of 37 volumes is a revival of the original Critical Idiom series. First published between 1969 and 1979, the volumes in this series provide concise and accessible introductions to a range of critical terms which are key to the study of literature. This set will be a valuable resource for students working with complex literary terminology.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT004150
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / French
LIT024040
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 19th Century
LIT025000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Subjects & Themes / General