TITLE

SPECTERS OF NAIVETÉ AND NUANCE IN VERLAINE'S POÈMES SATURNIENS

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Matthew D.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Romance Notes;Spring2006, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the French poet Verlaine and his work "Poèmes Saturniens. The author focuses on the presence of the idea of naiveté and the paradox it creates for his concept of poetics. The author states that one's sense of poetry ought to be "näive," yet, as the author contends, poetry is often a very self-conscious enterprise.
ACCESSION #
26996727

 

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