Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud

"Illuminations" is a collection of prose poems that delve into the author's vivid dreamlike visions and his exploration of his inner psyche. These poems are filled with symbolic imagery and metaphors that challenge traditional poetic norms. The author uses his work to express his disillusionment with the conventional world, his longing for spiritual enlightenment, and his quest for personal freedom. The collection is a testament to the author's innovative style and his significant influence on modernist literature.

The 1668th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 220

Since this book was first published in 1886, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 220.0.

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