19.9.11

Arthur Rimbaud, The Poems

Matthew Bell on the 'libertine linguist'
Matthew Bell of The Independent discusses Arthur Rimbaud, and a new collection of his poetry: 'He was the archetypal Romantic figure, a drunken libertine who inspired artists from Picasso to Bob Dylan. But Arthur Rimbaud was more than a poetic pin-up. A new anthology of the French 19th-century poet's work will include five previously unseen verses written in Latin, which show him to have been a gifted classicist.' [Read More]

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