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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rimbaud, Jean Nicholas Arthur 1854-1891. French poet whose hallucinatory work had a strong influence on the surrealists.

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  • n. French poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)

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  • Rezzable Productions' RightasRain Rimbaud aka Jon Himoff sent me an offline that read, "I got a big surprise to show you... you gonna flip really..."

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  • He became a popular and natural interview subject, speaking easily and at length about everything from the changing shape of the American family to the role of the gay person in society, casually referring to Rimbaud and Verlaine and Oscar Wilde as if they had all worked on the high school literary magazine together.

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  • Crass whose other leading member was performance artist Penny Rimbaud, a.k.a.

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  • André Breton called Rimbaud a "god of adolescence", and it is in the teenage years that one is most prey to the fatal Rimbaldien charisma.

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  • You look down your nose at the rest of us as if we can't spell "Rimbaud," much less pronounce it.

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  • He was deeply influenced by his readings of French poets such as Rimbaud, Éluard, Michaux and Césaire.

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  • That's what you get for taking copy over the phone: they meant "Rimbaud".

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  • Jim Carroll, a truly great poet, punk rock singer, philosopher, artistic heir to outlaw creative types such as Rimbaud and the Beat Generation, and all-around NYC icon for our times, passed away September 11 at his home in Manhattan.

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  • Also performing on the bill is CM von Hausswolff, a sound-artist whose last album invoked the poet Arthur Rimbaud by way of field-recordings from Ethiopia; and Mats Lindström, a composer from Stockholm who recently made music with jet engines in Russia.

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  • The books he wrote after "Tropic"—which even Mr. Turner concedes are mostly terrible—show him eager to pose as a great sage, laying down the law about everything from the soul of Greek culture to the poetry of Arthur Rimbaud.

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