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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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2009 25 Feb

The Star Cried Rose

The star cried rose into the core of your ears.
Infinity rolled white from your neck to your thighs.
The sea pearled red onto your crimson breast
and Man has bled black at your sovereign sides.

Arthur Rimbaud

(Translation by Niall McDevitt)

2009 18 Feb

An Arthur Rimbaud Drift

Poet in the City, as an innovative poetry charity, is championing efforts to save 8 Royal College Street, the house in Camden formerly occupied by the celebrated French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine.


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2008 09 Dec

Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel, by Edmund White

Publisher: Atlas & Co. (October 9, 2008)
ISBN-10: 1934633151
ISBN-13: 978-1934633151

Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel, by Edmund White

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2008 25 Oct

Arthur Rimbaud: Insulting Beauty

"As Rimbaud sought to reinvent love, he reinvented writing - and violently." A look at how an iconoclastic young writer revolutionized the poetic form. With readings by Rosanna Warren

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2008 15 Oct

An Arthur Rimbaud Drift

Niall McDevitt leads a poetic walk tracing the steps of the legendary Frenchman and his fellow communard/poet/homosexual/alcoholic Paul Verlaine.

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2008 13 Jul

New look for the site

The site has changed, still a blue layout, but a new banner. I colorized a black and white drawing of Arthur Rimbaud by Ernest Pignon-Ernest and used the colours of the poem "Vowels". I spent a lot of time on Arthur's blue eyes. The text in transparency is coming from the poem "Genie", one of my favourites.

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2008 31 May

"The Poem of the Sea" now on the web

Erwan Le Gal's short animated movie, released in 2004 for the 150th anniversary of Rimbaud's birth, is now available online on Dailymotion website, with English subtitles.

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