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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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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