Item description for Orpheus in Brooklyn by Mathieu Bertrand...
Orpheus in Brooklyn is the first critical evaluation ever undertaken of the influence of Orphic thinking, and of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud's Orphic-derived strategies on the life attitudes and literary style of Henry Miller, especially on Miller's masterpiece, The Colossus of Maroussi (1941). It provides an in-depth analysis of all the major elements of the Greek myth of Orpheus and of the multipie uses to which Rimbaud, Orpheus' greatest modern disciple, put them in his own blazing masterpieces, A Season in Hell (1873) and Illuminations (1886), and it goes on to explain, point by Point, how a mere "Brooklyn boy" like Henry Miller succeeded in adapting these strategies to his own life and writings.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2006
Publisher Apocryphile Press
ISBN 1933993162 ISBN13 9781933993164
Availability 115 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 03:42.
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