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Unfolding MallarméThe Development of a Poetic Art$
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Roger Pearson

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198159179

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.001.0001

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Language-Anguish: ‘Ses purs ongles…’(1887)

Language-Anguish: ‘Ses purs ongles…’(1887)

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(p.157) 3 Language-Anguish: ‘Ses purs ongles…’(1887)
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Unfolding Mallarmé
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Roger Pearson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.003.0012

Between ‘Sonnet allégorique de lui-même’ and the publication of Banville's Petit Traité de poésie franfaise in 1872, Mallarmé wrote at least two further sonnets: ‘De l'orient passé des Temps’ (1868: in octosyllables and the only one before 1886 not in alexandrines) and ‘Dans le jardin’ (1871). Thus, up to 1872, we know of sixteen sonnets by him. In addition, two of these sixteen sonnets survive also in revised forms completed within the period (the 1866 version of ‘Tristesse d'été’; and ‘Alternative’, the 1869 version of ‘De l'orient passé des Temps’). In these eighteen sonnets Mallarme experiments with twelve different rhyme-schemes, and the number of rhymes in one sonnet ranges from four (on six occasions) to seven (on three occasions).

Keywords:   Mallarmé, sonnets, rhymes, rhyme-schemes, poems

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