The symbolist movement in literature by Symons, Arthur

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Published by E.P. Dutton & Company in New York .

Written in English

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  • French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Symbolism in literature

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Statementby Arthur Symons ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ295.S9 S8 1919
The Physical Object
Paginationv p., 1 l., 429 p.
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6615016M
LC Control Number19004527
OCLC/WorldCa585401

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Section I Essays Included in the Edition 3. Introduction 5. Gérard de Nerval 9. Villiers de l'Isle-Adam Arthur Rimbaud Paul Verlaine Jules Laforgue Stéphane Mallarmé The Later Huysmans Maeterlinck as a Mystic Conclusion Section II Essays Added to the Edition 91 Brand: Arthur Symons.

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Edited by Anna Balakian, this volume marks the first attempt to discuss Symbolism in a full range of the literatures written in the European languages. The scope of these analyses, which explore Latin America, Scandinavia, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Serbia, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria as well as West European literatures, continues to make the volume a valuable reference today.

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The Symbolist Movement in Literature Contents Introduction -- Balzac -- Prosper Mérimée -- Gérard de Nerval -- Théophile Gautier -- Gustave Flaubert -- Charles Baudelaire -- Edmond and Jules de Goncourt -- Villiers de l'Isle-Adam -- Léon Cladel -- A note on Zola's method -- Stéphane Mallarmé -- Paul Verlaine -- I.

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Russian symbolism in literature. Primary influences on the movement were the irrationalistic and mystical poetry and philosophy of Fyodor Tyutchev and Vladimir Solovyov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novels, the operas of Richard Wagner, the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer and Friedrich Nietzsche, French symbolist and decadent poets (such as Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Verlaine and Charles Baudelaire.

The Symbolist Movement in Literature, first published inwith additional material inis a work by Arthur Symons credited with bringing French Symbolism to the attention of Anglo-American literary circles.

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novelists, and dramatists he writes of. These French symbolist authors include Gerard. Full Description: "Offers a new analysis of European symbolist art, situating the movement in its historical context and retracing its links with the evolution of ideas, particularly in literature.

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Delirium: The Art of the Symbolist Book explores creative encounters between Symbolist authors and the artists in their circles. The movement coalesced during the second half of the nineteenth century as writers in France and Belgium sought a new form of art—one that referenced the visible world as symbols that correlate to ideas and states of mind.

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Henri Dorra, in his comprehensive new book, presents the development and the aesthetic theories of the symbolist movement in art and literature. Included are writings (many never before translated or reprinted) by artists, designers, architects, and critics, along with Dorra's learned commentary.

Fifty photographs of symbolist works complement his encyclopedic. Summary of Symbolism. As opposed to Impressionism, in which the emphasis was on the reality of the created paint surface itself, Symbolism was both an artistic and a literary movement that suggested ideas through symbols and emphasized the meaning behind the forms, lines, shapes, and works of some of its proponents exemplify the ending of the tradition of representational art coming.

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