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Verlaine

Paul . 1844--96, French poet. His verse includes Po?mes saturniens (1866), F?tes galantes (1869) and Romances sans paroles (1874). He was closely associated with Rimbaud and was a precursor of the symbolists
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Prose works such as Les Poetes maudits (1884; "The Accursed Poets"), short biographical studies of six poets, among them Mallarme and Rimbaud; LesHommes d'aujourd'hui (1885-93; "The Men of Today"), brief biographies of contemporary writers, most of which appeared in 1886; Mes hopitaux (1892; dated 1891), accounts of Verlaine's stays in hospitals; Mes Prisons , accounts of his incarcerations; and Confessions, notes autobiographiques (1895; Confessions of a Poet) helped attract notice to ill-recognized contemporaries as well as to himself.