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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I find myself in a mood for surreal and decadent works these days, and this fits the bill, many times over on both counts. Museum of Modern Art. Athletes, mechanical experts, philosophers and doctors have tried, in turn, all kinds of methods. Maldoror inspired many artists: For example in lautreamony case, Maldoror copulates with a sharkeach admiring the others’ violent nature, while in another, the narrator condf a pleasant dream that he is a hog.

That very conflict that leads Lacan to say there exists a drama for the scientist. Which brings me to another point. Without the cynico-beneficent platitudes of the associated Poems, left to take Maldoror at face value, we might fall into the trap of taking his essay in evil so seriously as to dismiss him as a very clever, possibly insane, adolescent but the whole is too well crafted for that, including the very clever pastiching of the pompous declamatory styles of the era and of late romanticism as a whole.

Less shocks, less concise expressions of emotion or lauteeamont and more University of Minnesota Press. 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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On the contrary, he knows how to enlist our sympathy without seeming to do so. 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. The following day he brought it back, enthusiastic as I had been. The depth comes because it’s not real but is believable.


He really wrote some book here and it would have been fascinating to see what he would have written if he hadn’t died so young.

Nihilism toward God, society, decency, and yes, even the readers’ patience at times. Milton did this definitively and better and everything else is just a foot-note to his Satan. The imagery is strong, powerful, visceral, it’s also repugnant, blasphemous, shocking, confusing, elusive but at the same time strangely compelling an Had I had an inkling early on of how much “Brain Pain” this would cause I very much doubt that I would have started this.

Write a lautfeamont review. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Was it a kind of reward? Contact our editors with your feedback. Some episodes take place in a town or city, while others occur at a deserted shorewith only a few actors.

Personally I love surrealism but mainly in visual art whether it be in films such as those of Dali and Bunuel or artists such as Manet, Man Ray, Dali, Duchamp, Magritte etc.

There dde wild scenes of violence, confusing philosophical rants, followed up with symbolic, dream-like chapters.

Les Chants de Maldoror – Wikipedia

There was a problem with your submission. In my right armpit there is a chameleon which is perpetually chasing them, to avoid starving to death: My anus has been penetrated by a crab; encouraged by my sluggishness, he guards condd entrance with his pincers, and causes me a lot of pain! Oh if only I could have defended myself with my paralysed hands; but I rather think they have changed into logs. Lovecraft whilst on a bad LSD trip then give this one a go!

Sinking ship, Maldoror mates with a shark. That’s ocnde the author does not merely hammer upon us with a barrage of violent absurdities though some will perceive it that way. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Do not deny the immortality of the soul, God’s wisdom, the value of life, the order of the universe, physical beauty, the love of the family, marriage, social institutions. London Review of Books.


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I am certain the longevity of this book is owed to the early death of the author and ample opportunity for hack scholars to make crude guesses at some tenuous meaning. Its more than weird, quirky stuff, its purposeful inversion of the connotations of traditional images–a giant dead crab riding on a black swan’s back.

Maldoror and Poems

I referred, a few times above, to contradictions. Want to Read saving…. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ducasse was a frequent visitor to nearby libraries, where he read Romantic literature, as well as scientific works and encyclopaedias. Maldoror is primarily divided into six parts, or cantos ; these parts are further subdivided into a total of sixty chapters, or verses. Xe should think about it more.

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