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Illuminations, and other prose poems by Arthur Rimbaud

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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Parallel French and English text.

Statementtranslated by Louise Varese.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv,182p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20319560M

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