By Maria Teresa Benedetti

Symbolism was once a past due nineteenth-century artwork stream of French, Russian and Belgian starting place in poetry and different arts. In literature, the fashion had its beginnings with the e-book Les Fleurs du mal (The plant life of Evil, 1857) by way of Charles Baudelaire. The works of Edgar Allan Poe, which Baudelaire favorite drastically and translated into French, have been an important effect and the resource of many inventory tropes and pictures. the cultured used to be constructed through Stéphane Mallarmé and Paul Verlaine through the 1860s and '70s. within the Eighteen Eighties, the classy used to be articulated by means of a sequence of manifestos and attracted a iteration of writers. The identify "symbolist" itself used to be first utilized through the critic Jean Moréas, who invented the time period to differentiate the symbolists from the similar decadents of literature and of artwork.

Sommario:

CARATTERI GENERALI
FRANCIA
I seguaci del mago
BELGIO
Il messaggero dell'angoscia
INGHILTERRA
GERMANIA,AUSTRIA,SVIZZERA
ITALIA
Quadro cronologico
Bibliografia

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