Biography of Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

French poet who was born in Charleville, Ardenne and died in Marseille. It belonged to a bourgeois, conservative and religious family which imposed an education based on rigid and authoritarian values against which soon rebelled. Lived Paris Commune after the fall of NapoleĆ³n III and so escaped from his house; This way adventure led him to wander through Paris in a continuous search for itself. He/She befriended Verlaine after having submitted the poem the drunken boat, which recognized as Basic for new poetry. When he/she met Rimbaud, Verlaine had just been married, and felt called to lead a bourgeois life, however was dragged by the unstable nature of the 17 years of Rimbaud; He/She abandoned his wife and together they traveled to Belgium. Verlaine was looking for aesthetic autojustificacion, Rimbaud self-destruction. He/She left Verlaine when he/she got tired of this, who was rejected he/she smote Rimbaud's a gun and ended up in a Belgian jail. When recovering from his wounds he/she wrote a work entitled a season in hell (1873) and started the illuminations, which continued between 1874 and 75, and published in 1886 by Verlaine. He/She left Belgium and traveled to England, Germany, Italy and the Dutch colonies such as volunteer fighter; He/She was also in a circus touring Europe. In 1880 he/she went to Abyssinia as a sales representative, city in which renounced the literary composition, and was dedicated to the smuggling. A tumor was formed in a knee and was admitted to a hospital in Marseille where cut off her leg a few months died. Verlaine included him in his work the accursed poets, 1884, in which stated that Rimbaud was a young poet that opened a new era. His works appeared posthumously in 1898 and include: first poems; Appendix; Illuminations and a season in hell; Letters and sketches would later be added.

In his work the rejection of Europe, is visible to his own person and his training; the author is in a constant search for its own cancellation, including publication of his works; He/She only published in life a season in hell.