I'm curious about Jeronimo, origins, connotations &c.
Why is the name a magical incantation associated with speed?
Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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From: Rickard A. Parker [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 5:48 PM
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Subject: Hieronymo's Mad Againe: On Translating Nerval by Richard
Some web browsing brought me to this page that I found interesting
enough to point the list to.
Hieronymo's Mad Againe: On Translating Nerval by Richard Sieburth
My initial point of entry into Nerval - and in this I think I'm fairly
representative of most English-speaking readers of modern poetry - was
the close of Eliot's Waste Land. It was there that I first encountered
the mysterious line "Le Prince d'Aquitaine à la tour abolie" (from
Nerval's sonnet "El Desdichado"), lodged amid a multilingual mosaic of
A description of the book is found at:
Nerval: Selected Writings
Gerard de Nerval - Author
Richard Sieburth - Translator/introduction/note(s)
Book: Paperback | 129 x 198mm | 448 pages | ISBN 014044601X |
Jan 1999 | Penguin Classic