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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Although obscure at the time of its initial publication, Maldoror was rediscovered and championed by the Surrealist artists during the early twentieth century. I actually have never even heard of this book. It is worth it to track down the Exact Change version translated by Alexis Lykiard. It appears that lautreamotn wrote, then returned and revised his sentences by arbitrarily inverting them, throwing in a “not,” or other negation just when its appearance would be least intuitive, may be quite irrational at first glance, but which also invites a new perspective.

Nihilism toward God, society, decency, and yes, even the readers’ patience at times.

Maldoror and Poems

Several of the parts begin with opening chapters in which the narrator directly addresses the readertaunts the reader, or simply recounts the work thus far. The first “book” of six isn’t quite as good as the later ones, although it has it’s moments. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. When they are three yards apart they suddenly and spontaneously fall upon one another like two lovers and embrace with dignity and gratitude, clasping each other as tenderly as brother and sister.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The depth comes because it’s not real but is believable. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

London Review of Books. Share your thoughts with other customers. But let’s not neglect “poems.

Maldoror and Poems by Comte de Lautréamont

This appears to happen in Maldoror I perceived it as happening more frequently starting with “Book 3” of Maldoror and it is developed to its lautreamnot when we come to the anti-book “Poems. Secker and Warburg,p.

Her name is Prostitution. For example, an early passage [c] warns the reader not to continue:. I’m not sure who Lautreamonf would recommend this book to – probably only people who like transgressive art. Maldoror’s sixth and final part instead employs a definite change in stylewhile retaining most of the themes already developed. They alone could judge “the commence of a publication which will see its end only later, and after I will have seen mine”.


I’m not just talking about the character Maldoror’s self-proclaimed war comde God and Man, or figures like the hermaphrodite who wreck established categories laurteamont every aspect of this book Les Chants du Maldoror is one of the most intensely negative reading experiences you will ever have. Ee full of tangents, often in mi WOW! Maldoror’s embrace of evil — or, perhaps a better way of phrasing it, his resistance to God and man — is a commentary on the artist as much as on humanity.

The subject matter, which made it almost unpublishable at the time, also requires one to be in a certain frame of mind – “The Marquis de Sade rewrites Paradise Lost” is my cocktail party summary. I have never read anything quite like this.

Amazed that the author was twenty four when he wrote this but on reflection I shouldn’t be surprised because I felt that only youth would have had the audacity and verve to write this, and carry it off. It has a message as deep as middle school poetry or three inches of muddy water. He praises the fury of the ocean as the one overpowering aspect of nature that man cannot tame; he imagines lice the size of elephants wrecking havoc on humanity, suggesting that these lowest of creatures are really greater than man, as we will all succumb to them one day; he wrestles with a shark, which is snapping and ripping at his limbs, in a bloodstained ballet he terms a tussle with his “first lover”; and on and on.

An evil snake has eaten my verge and taken its place; the filthy creature has made me a eunuch. The philosophical rambles can be baffling and feel rather aimless.

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 loathes himself, God, life, everyone else’s life and his situation.


None will trust the others’ motives or rationale for liking–or loving–this book. Maldoror’s a sort of average teenager goth armed with a pen, virginal hang-ups, demonic ideas, handbook of world religions and writes what he sees. Translated by Knight, Paul.

Open Preview See a Problem? Victorian obsession with cataloging flora and fowl using proper names that nobody knows or cares about, overuse of the exclamation point on a level that rivals the text messages of a year-old girl, the forced use of strong verbs that are barely strong enough to support bloated sentences festooned with superfluous adjectives and illogical metaphors stretched so beyond xe real relationship they seem foolish, a complete lack of narratorial voice that makes the text a disengaging me Ingredients: The thesis covers plagiarism as a necessity laitreamont how it is implied by progress.

It feels like anything can happen, a totally unhindered unhinged? The section where I have never read anything quite like this. Cartas tomo 4 p. In canto three, when God enters a brothel that was a former nunnery, it is just as much to humble the artist’s ego as it is to bring down God to the level of his own creation. Aug 31, Kristopher rated it did not like it.

However that may be, it is important to state that my red blood no longer flows there. However the challenge to the reader was thrown down within the first few pages.

So, he does nothing but evil things. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Maldoror is what the novels of these domestic spaces don’t admit: One more objection I raised was against the main description attached to our Goodreads record.

The book is actually six mini-bo 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.

It appears to me that the author employed an interesting strategy with remarkable results.