The importance of the nineteenth-century French poet Arthur Rimbaud’s life and work for the Leeds poet Tony Harrison’s identity and poetic has not been recognized in the scholarship. Yet, the identification is explicitly made
by Harrison in v., where he identifies with Rimbaud the hoodlum poet, and is implicitly registered in ‘Ghosts: Some Words before Breakfast’, where there is an underlying preoccupation with Rimbaud’s poetic silence and the manner of his dying. This paper examines Rimbaud’s...[Show more]
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