Paul Verlaine

I’m not a big fan. Like many Symbolists he spent far too much time trying far too hard to make his poetry exotic. Edward Said could have almost coined the term Orientalism specifically to describe their work.

Verlaine did, however, inspire Claude Debussy to write this.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvFH_6DNRCY

http://allpoetry.com/poem/8538095-Clair-De-Lune-by-Paul-Verlaine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbolism_(arts)

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/paul-verlaine

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/claude-debussy-mn0000768781/biography

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Said

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