Isidore Ducasse (Montevideo, Uruguay, 4 de abril de – París, Francia, 24 de noviembre de ), conocido como Conde de Lautréamont, fue un poeta de . Leia as melhores citações do autor Conde de Lautréamont. Isidore Lucien Ducasse, mais conhecido pelo pseudónimo literário de Conde de. Author: Comte de Lautréamont Author Record # ; Legal Name: Ducasse, Los cantos de Maldoror [Spanish] () [as by Conde de Lautréamont].

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How could it beat, if the rottenness and miasmata of my corpse I dare not say bodydid not nourish it abundantly? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Los cantos de Maldoror

The idea of this book was much more interesting than the work itself. Reprinted in Les Collages Paris: Lsutreamont other thing is, despite it’s age, like Beethoven’s dissonant “Grosse Fuge”, this feels very modern, it’s so strange it will likely feel fresh for a long time to come. The fire underneath almost every sentence of Maldoror has the force of Hell brought to life, captured in human language. Both parts consist of a series of maxims or aphorisms in prose, which express aesthetic opinions concerning literature and poetry.

Though a lot deeper than the list will suggest this is a summary of the first few books main ideas or initial trains of thought: My skin is encrusted with the scabs and scales of leprosy, and covered with yellowish pus.


Maldoror and Poems is a great work. Tende cuidado com Maldoror!

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. University of Michigan, University of Nebraska Press. Two medusae crossed the seas, immediately enticed by a hope which was not disappointed. It is the opposite of itself. So, all in all, an important book in its context but a rather dull one not because Ducasse is a dull or bad writer he is not but because he is contesting lauhreamont and ideas with an almost brutal intensity that are not really going to be of much interest to us or our age.

Summary Bibliography: Comte de Lautréamont

Milton did this definitively and better and everything else is just a foot-note to his Satan. Help us improve this article! We watch the writer wrestling with the “sharks” of his own creation, and then we critique his success or lack thereof. This is the work of a fabricating novice mimicking the works of others and peppering it with just enough disingenuous vulgarity to try and make a name for himself.

This tricksiness continues with the titling and style – the Poems are just sets of often pompous rhetorical aphorisms, often contradictory, while Maldoror, ostensibly presented as a novel though only the Sixth Book comes close to being a coherent narrative is really a large number of prose poems but connected only through the Mathurin-like character of Maldoror though even this is never clear.

The living conditions worsened rapidly during the siege, and according to the owner of the hotel he lodged at, Ducasse became sick with a “bad fever”. Jun 16, Charles rated it it was ok Shelves: At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. The Poems certainly are only interesting in that context and as counterpoint to Maldoror but they are what they are designed to be – two long sets of platitudes being declaimed by a pompous fool not, of course, Ducasse as Ducasse but Ducasse as player of pompous fools.

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So, he does nothing but evil things. This book is absolutely necessary.

The writing is drenched with an unrestrained savagery and menace, and the startling imagery — delirious, erotic, blasphemous and grandiose by turns — possesses a remarkable hallucinatory quality. Which is stronger, the advocacy of passionate and anarchic literature which peeks through the cracks of “poems,” or the surface moralizing and overt condemnation of all expressions of sorrow and negative passion The section where Lautreamont writes about the beauty of the ocean is gorgeously written.

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Maldoror and Poems

I climbed the mountain until I reached the top: Ducasse is undoubtedly a possible literary genius but since he died at the age of 24 his life is almost incredibly obscure to the extent that one is suspicious of his very existence though it is indeed evidenced we cannot confirm any claim to this effect. But is clever and thought provoking. By using this site, you agree to the Lautreamnt of Use and Privacy Policy.