Between Baudelaire and Mallarmé by Helen Abbott

By Helen Abbott

Because the prestige of poetry grew to become much less and no more sure over the process the 19th century, poets comparable to Baudelaire and Mallarme started to discover how you can make sure that poetry wouldn't be overtaken via tune within the hierarchy of the humanities. Helen Abbott examines the verse and prose poetry of those very important poets, including their serious writings, to deal with how their attitudes in the direction of the functionality perform of poetry stimulated the way forward for either poetry and track. primary to her research is the problem of 'voice', a time period that continues to be elusive despite its wide program. Acknowledging that voice might be actual, textual and symbolic, Abbott explores the that means of voice when it comes to 4 different types: rhetoric, particularly the principles governing the deployment of voice in poetry; the human physique and its influence on how voice is utilized in poetry; trade, that's, the way in which voices both engage or fail to engage; and track, in particular the query of even if poetry could be sung. Abbott indicates how Baudelaire and Mallarme make the most the complexity and instability of the concept of voice to suggest a brand new aesthetic that situates poetry among dialog and tune. Voice hence turns into a major means of interplay and trade instead of whatever reliable or static; the consequences of this for Baudelaire and Mallarme are profoundly major, because it maps out the prospective way forward for poetry.

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17 Banville, for example, even goes so far as to liken poetry’s nobility to a direct access to the soul and God. Whilst Banville’s suggestion is somewhat tongue-in-cheek, it nonetheless reminds us of the classical view of poetry in which it is divinely inspired by the god Apollo and communicated to the poet through the Muses: ‘La Poésie doit toujours être noble, c’est-à-dire intense, exquise et achevée dans la forme, puisqu’elle s’adresse à ce qu’il y a de plus noble en nous, à l’Âme, qui peut directement être en contact avec Dieu’ [‘Poetry must always be noble, that is to say, intense, exquisite, and complete in its form, since it appeals to the most noble part of us, to the Soul, which can be in direct contact with God’].

I suggest that the traditional principles underlying poetry are increasingly re-moulded by Baudelaire and Mallarmé according to an aesthetic sensitivity which places an important emphasis on sounding out active and memorable effects of poetry. By proposing to re-evaluate the rhetorical principles of ‘actio’ and ‘memoria’, I am of course aware that these stem from an outmoded paradigm. Roland Barthes, for example, in his seminar on rhetorical practices given at the ‘École pratique des hautes études’ in December 1970, chooses to eliminate from his discussion the ‘actio’ and the ‘memoria’ elements, claiming that they were no longer relevant once the printed text began to take over from spoken discourse: Les deux dernières (Actio et Memoria) ont été très vite sacrifiées, dès lors que la rhétorique n’a plus seulement porté sur les discours parlés (déclamés) d’avocats ou d’hommes politiques, ou de ‘conférenciers’ … mais aussi, puis à peu près exclusivement, sur des ‘œuvres’ (écrites).

Stylistic imitation of Latin or Greek prose or poetry 2. uses of figures and tropes, and 3. rules of French versification or prosody. To give an exhaustive analysis of nineteenth-century French rhetorical or prosodic treatises would not only be of questionable value, but also fall outside the scope of this study. A sample selection, however, of the kind of works being published during the period indicates that there is an increasing lack of distinction between definitions of terms such as ‘rhetoric’, ‘prosody’, ‘eloquence’ and ‘versification’.

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