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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674032408

Publication Date: 06/15/2009

Academic Trade

312 pages

5-1/8 x 7-15/16 inches

Belknap Press


  • Autobiography
  • Preface
  • Anecdotes or Poems
    • The Phenomenon of the Future
    • Autumn Lament
    • Winter Shudder
    • The Demon of Analogy
    • Poor Pale Child
    • The Pipe
    • An Interrupted Performance
    • Reminiscence
    • The Fairground Declaration
    • The White Waterlily
    • A Man of the Cloth
    • Glory
    • Conflict
  • Volumes on My Divan
    • Long Ago, in the Margins of a Copy of Baudelaire
  • Capsule Sketches and Full-Length Portraits
    • Piece: A Brief Summary of Vathek
    • Villiers de l’Isle-Adam
    • Verlaine
    • Arthur Rimbaud
    • Laurent Tailhade
    • Beckford
    • Tennyson Viewed from Here
    • Théodore de Banville
    • Edgar Poe
    • Whistler
    • Edouard Manet
    • Berthe Morisot
  • Richard Wagner
    • Richard Wagner: The Reverie of a French Poet
  • Scribbled at the Theater
    • Scribbled at the Theater
    • Hamlet
    • Ballets
    • Another Study of Dance: The Fundamentals of Ballet
    • “The Only One Would Have To Be as Fluid as the Sorcerer”
    • Mimesis
    • Of Genre and the Moderns
    • Parenthesis
    • Stages and Pages
    • Solemnity
  • Music and Letters
    • Music and Letters
  • Crisis of Verse
    • Crisis of Verse
  • About the Book
    • Restricted Action
    • Displays
    • The Book as Spiritual Instrument
    • The Mystery in Letters
  • Services
    • Sacred Pleasure
    • Catholicism
    • The Same
  • Important Miscellaneous News Briefs
    • Gold
    • Accusation
    • Cloisters
    • Magic
    • Bucolic Solitude
    • Confrontation
    • The Court
    • Safeguard
  • Mallarmé’s Bibliography
  • Translator’s Note

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