See Article History Alternative Title: Verlaine was the only child of an army officer in comfortable circumstances. He was undoubtedly spoiled by his mother. Three years later the first series of Le Parnasse contemporaina collection of pieces by contemporary poets hence the term Parnassiancontained eight contributions by Verlaine.
In other words, Verlaineunlike poets who wrote musical, or musically inspired, poetry, wrote poetry which possessed certain qualities, such as fluidity, ambivalence, tonal richness, euphony, melodiousness, precise imprecision, and otherworldly beauty, which are usually associated with pure music.
The poet had married inbut any attempt to lead a stable life seemed doomed.
Thus, while Verlaine 's passionate involvement in Paris Commune, inended with the Commune's destruction, the allure of a bohemian existence remained omnipresent and permanent.
A typical episode of this type of bohemian life was Verlaine tempestuous friendship with the young Arthur Rimbaud. The friendship between the two great poets was turbulent, euphoric, extreme, and violent: Fortunately, the wound was not lethal.
As a result of this violent act, Verlaine was sentenced to prison, where he embraced Catholicism and repudiated his association with the Paris Commune. Written inVerlaine 's collection Romances sans paroles not only continues his musical exploration language but also offers, in the poem "Crimen amoris" A Crime of Lovea moving, remorseful, religious explanation of his destructive attachment to Rimbaud.
Unable to escape the demons of alcohol and despair, Verlaine died in poverty, in Paul Verlaine - Poet - The French poet, Symbolist leader, and Decadent Paul-Marie Verlaine was born on March 30, The French poet, Symbolist leader, and Decadent Paul-Marie Verlaine was born on March 30, Paul Verlaine's biography and life ph-vs.com-Marie Verlaine (30 March – 8 January ) was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement.
In , Verlaine published his first book of poetry, Poèmes saturniens. As a young boy he had loved Elisa Dehee, an orphan cousin that the Verlaine family had raised, and his second book, Fêtes galantes, was .
Paul Verlaine: Paul Verlaine, French lyric poet first associated with the Parnassians and later known as a leader of the Symbolists. With Stéphane Mallarmé and Charles Baudelaire he formed the so-called Decadents.
Verlaine was the only child of an army officer in comfortable circumstances.
He was undoubtedly. Paul Verlaine famous for Leader of symbolist poetry movement Paul Verlaine was born on 30 March, in Metz, France.
Before became famous, Paul Verlaine was a student. Before became famous, Paul Verlaine was a student.