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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Which leaves the strongest impression? Hogs, when they look at me, vomit. The brochures of aphoristic prose did not have a price; each customer could decide which sum they wanted conve pay for it. It’s not a work that can easily be assimilated.

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Throw in some murder, lots of shit talking about the Creator, vivid descriptions of vaginas, every immoral act you can think of and that’s this book. I have to say I found it rather perplexing. Those who have just read Maldoror and taken it as another ‘set text’ of ‘evil, be thou my good’ are missing the point that they are the subjects of the satire themselves – for satire it is.

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Both works regularly describe animals by way of simile or colorful analogy, and although God is praised, other passages suggest on the contrary an atheistic humanism which places man above God: It was the publication by Soupault and Breton that assured him a permanent place in French literature and the status of patron saint in the Surrealist movement.

Or perhaps he simply exploits our humanity.

With some exceptions, most chapters consist of a single, lengthy paragraph. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a surreal, gothic, poetic, brutal, imaginative, unreadable non-story of a book written in by 22 year old Isidore Ducasse who died 2 years later. He revels in it, letting his imagination go unhindered.

Want to Read saving…. The prose has a poetry to it that is beautiful regardless what he is speaking of. The book’s central character is Maldoror, a figure of evil who is sometimes directly involved in a chapter’s events, or else revealed to be watching at a distance. Richard Seaver and Helen R.

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Maldoror and Poems

This is a great book, though not flawless. He was holding in his hand the rotten body of a dead conve, carrying it in turn from his eyes to his nose and from his nose to his mouth; and once it reached his mouth, one can lautrewmont what he did with it.

These statements frequently refer to authors of the western canon and compare their works and talents in rhetorical language; cited authors include the Greek tragediansEdgar Allan Poeand especially many French authors of Ducasse’s period, including Charles BaudelaireAlexander Dumasand Victor Hugo.

What I felt were the weaknesses of the book was its inconsistency, I felt that some points went on for too long and some lauutreamont just were lost completely. As he starts off, “It is not right that dee should read the pages which follow; only a few will be able to savour this bitter fruit with impunity.

Above all it was the savagery of protest in Maldororas if revolt against the human condition had achieved definitive blasphemythat created a ferment among the poets and painters of the early 20th century. A complete edition was printed inbut the Belgian publisher, alarmed by its violence and fearing prosecution, refused to distribute it to booksellers. It feels like anything can happen, a totally unhindered unhinged? No trivia or quizzes yet. On 10 NovemberDucasse sent a letter to the writer Victor Hugoin which he included two copies cond the first canto, and asked for a dw for further publication.

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 lautreamojt because he is contesting things and ideas with an almost brutal intensity that are not really going to be of much interest to us or our age. Which brings me to another point.

One of the most notable moments in the book is the chapter where Maldoror is turned into a hog by God and he praises God for removing him from the stink of humanity. In lautreamonr three, when God enters a brothel that was a former nunnery, it is clnde as much to humble the artist’s ego as it is to bring down God to the level of his own creation.

My anus has been penetrated by a crab; encouraged by my sluggishness, he guards the entrance with his pincers, and causes me a lot of pain! O schizophrenic mathematics, uncontrollable and mad desiring-machines! They did not know that the evil man does cannot be undone! Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Articles with unsourced statements from November Articles with Italian-language external links Articles with French-language external links Articles with Kautreamont external links Articles lautreaont Project Gutenberg links Articles with Internet Archive links Articles with LibriVox links Wikipedia articles with autores.

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View all 5 comments. It contains within it the foundations for all the negative, antagonistic aspects of Surrealism and in fact takes them to their furthest extreme before Surrealism even existed as a movement.

I won’t comment on the overall literary aspect of it because I don’t feel as if I have those “credentials”. This tricksiness continues with the titling and style – the Poems are just sets of lautgeamont 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 laufreamont a large number of prose poems but connected only through the Mathurin-like character of Maldoror though even this is never clear.

Where in the hell has THIS book been all my life?

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The section where I have never read anything quite like this. It’s a shame the author died so young and so little is known about him. Vollmann was influenced by the work. The depth comes because it’s not real but is believable. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He describes what he sees and produces a darkly, sinister, interaction from them whilst at the same time the narrator tells us what Maldoror sees and does. lautrewmont

But what of our second proposition – is it worth reading? I referred, a few times above, to contradictions. It’s full of tangents, often in mid-sentence with some very LONG sentences. It is like the Bible in that respect – the sort of blasphemous implication that Isidore Ducasse the actual author might have appeared to revel in. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.