Tristan Corbière

Tristan Corbière was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement. He is best known for his only published work, 'Les Amours jaunes,' which was largely ignored during his lifetime but later gained recognition for its innovative style and themes.


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  1. 1. Wry-Blue Loves: Les Amours Jaunes

    "Wry-Blue Loves: Les Amours Jaunes" is a collection of poems that explore themes of love, death, and the sea. Written in a unique style that blends irony, sarcasm, and a sense of melancholy, the author uses vivid and sometimes shocking imagery to challenge conventional romantic ideals and express his own disillusionment with love and life. The sea serves as a recurring motif, symbolizing both the author's Breton heritage and the unpredictable, often cruel nature of existence.

    The 1798th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Les Armours Jaunes

    "Les Amours Jaunes" is a collection of poems that delves into the themes of love, disillusionment, and the struggles of the human condition. The work is known for its satirical edge and its use of irony, often employing a cynical tone to critique contemporary society and its norms. The poet's unique voice combines a mix of traditional and innovative verse, characterized by its vivid imagery and linguistic playfulness. This collection reflects the author's rebellious spirit and his disdain for romanticism, offering a raw, unidealized perspective on life and love.

    The 6195th Greatest Book of All Time