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Rimbaud and Verlaine

Editor's pick-- By  Jonas in  London on Fri, 30 Mar 2007 at 13:17.

Rimbaud and Verlaine's absinthe induced state of decay is portrayed in Total Eclipse, a play written in 1967 by Christopher Hampton. There is a production currently at Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, London SE1

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Thanks Jonas!

Here is the website of Menier Chocolate Factory.
The Box Office number is 020 7907 7060.

Tues - Sat @ 8pm
Sat & Sun @ 3.30pm

This is what they say about Total Eclipse:

"Total Eclipse is the story of renowned 19th century French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine, who endured a passionate and volatile relationship that has inspired generations of artists from Picasso and TS Eliot to Jim Morrison and Bob Dylan."

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The Green Fairy was no stranger to Arthur Rimbaud, the 'first punk poet'. Rimbaud was a notorious rule-breaker; both his poetry and his lifestyle defied the conventions of his time.

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