A Season in Hell & Illuminations (Modern Library Classics) by Arthur Rimbaud,Wyatt Mason

By Arthur Rimbaud,Wyatt Mason

Translated, edited and with an creation by means of Wyatt Mason

“The definitive translation for our time.”
–Edward Hirsch

From Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No go out, writers were serious about visions of damnation. inside that wealthy literature of agony, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written whilst the poet used to be nineteen–provides an fabulous instance of the grapple with self.

As a spouse to Rimbaud’s trip, readers can have no higher consultant than Wyatt Mason. one among our such a lot gifted younger translators and critics, Mason’s new edition of A Season in Hell renders the tune and secret of Rimbaud’s story of Hell in the world with unparalleled finesse and gear.

This bilingual version comprises maps, a precious chronology of Rimbaud’s lifestyles, and the incomplete suite of prose poems, Illuminations. With A Season in Hell, they cement Rimbaud’s recognition as one of many best, and such a lot influential, writers in French literature.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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