2012 30 Jan

US author traces Rimbaud's mysterious Java journey

Rimbaud in Java: The Lost Voyage

Rimbaud in Java: The Lost Voyage by Jamie James
Publisher: Didier Millet, Csi
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9814260827
ISBN-13: 978-9814260824
Paperback, 136 pages

In 1876 French poet Arthur Rimbaud joined the Dutch colonial army, sailed to the Indonesian island of Java and then deserted and fled into the jungle. No one knows what happened next.

More than 130 years later, an American author followed in the Frenchman's footsteps to try and solve the mystery.

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2011 12 Nov

Punk rocker Patti Smith celebrates Rimbaud

US punk rock poet Patti Smith led a celebration Thursday in memory of Arthur Rimbaud, in the home town of the French poet who died 120 years ago.

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2011 18 Sep

Revealed: Rimbaud, libertine linguist

Rimbaud The Poems by Oliver Bernard

Rimbaud The Poems edited and translated by Oliver Bernard
Publisher: Anvil Press Poetry; Revised edition (13 Oct 2011)
Language English
Paperback, 416 pages
ISBN-10: 0856464406
ISBN-13: 978-0856464409

Translator revisits French poet's work 50 years on and brings to light five unknown compositions.

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2011 17 Aug

Disaster Was My God: A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud by Bruce Duffy

Disaster was My God: A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud, by Bruce Duffy

Alan Cheuse reviews a novel based on the real life of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, called Disaster Was My God.

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2011 05 Apr

Rimbaud The Ethiopian

International workshop on the life of Arthur Rimbaud when he was established in Harar - at Haramaya University – April 7 & 8 2011.

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2010 24 Oct

Talk on Arthur Rimbaud and the Paris Commune

Talk this Monday on Arthur Rimbaud and the Paris Commune at the Marx Memorial Library.

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2010 28 May

Rimbaumania in Paris

He may have lived over a hundred years ago, but French poet Arthur Rimbaud stills speaks to young people in the Internet era. A new Paris show, Rimbaudmania, reveals his influence on poets and musicians, from Burroughs and Kerouac to Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Patti Smith and punk rock.

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2010 15 Apr

French booksellers discover first adult Rimbaud picture

A previously unseen photo of French poet Arthur Rimbaud was unveiled in Paris on Thursday, bringing the total number of known images of the writer to eight.

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2009 23 Apr

Win Tickets: Rimbaud and Verlaine at Kings Place

The lives of French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine sound like something from a Rick Mayall sitcom. Theirs is a tale of forbidden love, drunken rows and cross-channel debauchery, with knife fights, a shooting and even a fish-slapping incident thrown in for bad measure. During a particularly stormy period in 1873, the two Frenchmen lived together at 8 Royal College Street, Camden Town, and there wrote some of their most enduring poetry.

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2009 17 Apr

Poet in the city invites you to Rimbaud & Verlaine

An event celebrating the life and works of two of France's greatest poets, chaired by Alan Jenkins, featuring Graham Robb, Dominique Combe, Martin Sorrell, Yann Frémy and the distinguished actors Bill Homewood and Estelle Kohler.

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