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Carter, A. E., Paul Verlaine, Twayne, 1971.

Carter provides an authoritative biography of Paul
Verlaine, one of the founders of the French symbolist
movement in poetry.

Eisenman, Stephen, The Temptations of Saint Redon: Biography, Ideology, and Style in the Noirs of Odilon Redon, University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Eisenman provides discussion of thematic and stylistic
elements of the symbolist works of Odilon Redon,
a major French symbolist artist.

Fowlie, Wallace, Rimbaud and Jim Morrison: The Rebel as Poet, Duke University Press, 1993.

Fowlie offers a comparison of the nineteenth-century
French symbolist poet Rimbaud and the 1960s American
rock star Jim Morrison. Fowlie asserts that both
Rimbaud and Morrison expressed a similar sense of
rebellion in their art and that both figures stand as
modern antiheroes.




Kolakowski, Leszek, The Alienation of Reason: A History of Positivist Thought, Doubleday, 1968.

Kolakowski provides a historical overview of the development
of positivist thinking. The symbolist movement...

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