Quote Sources

Sources for quotes in "Harar: Taken to Twin Peaks" and, for some, translator or other background information.

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Harar: Taken to Twin Peaks

by Edward Lacie

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_1. Pilot: As quoted in The Poet and the Murderer, by Simon Worrall.

_2. Traces to Nowhere: From West of Yesterday, East of Summer.

_3. Zen, Or...: Page 140 of paperback edition.

_4. Rest in Pain: Hence no quote marks in my overall title, Harar: Taken to Twin Peaks. Page 116 of paperback edition, Somebody Else, by Charles Nichol, a biography of Rimbaud that gets my highest recommendation.

_5. The One-Armed Man: This poem appeared in The James White Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1986; posted at http://members.tripod.com/~poetx/tjwr/11.html.

_6. Cooper's Dreams: As heard on his afternoon tv show. I presume this phrase is also found in one of his many best-selling self-help books.

_7. Realization Time: Rimbaud's first biographer and husband of one of Rimbaud's two sisters.

_8. The Last Evening: Poem found on author's website after doing a "google search" for "new Rimbaud". http://www.geocities.com/hoshang_m/spring/love_24-6-00.htm

_9. May the Giant...: From "2007" "Appendices" available at http://www.geocities.com/athens/olympus/4539/xyz/uncr.html

10. Coma: From the first widely-read biography of Arthur Rimbaud written in English.

11. The Man Behiind...: Prévert and the Symbolists, writing 25 years after Rimbaud, consider Rimbaud their spiritual forerunner.

12. Laura's Secret Diary: Translated by William Weaver, page 198 of the paperback edition I have.

13. The Orchid's Curse: Book chosen at random; quote not at random.

14. Demons: "The fourth seal is Jim. A private image." from "A Fake Novel About the Life of Arthur Rimbaud," also by Jack Spicer

15. Lonely Souls: See also the "seer letter" of Rimbaud.

16. Drive with a...: From "The Oregonian" (Portland, Ore.).

17. Arbitrary Law: From parodies written and published during Rimbaud's final residence in Paris, Zutist Album.

18. Dispute Between...: Translated by C.F. MacIntyre.

19. Masked Ball: From Palm Sunday, a collection of essays and speeches.

20. The Black Widow: Translated by Paul Schmidt, from Arthur Rimbaud, Complete Works.

21. Checkmate: Translated by Greg Baysans, posted at http://members.tripod.com/~poetx/uu/cend.html.

22. Double Play: Jean-Luc Steinmetz, Arthur Rimbaud, Presence of an Enigma, page 70.

23. Slaves and Masters: As cited in Simon Worrall, The Poet and the Murderer.

24. The Condemned Woman: As cited in Simon Worrall, The Poet and the Murderer.

25. Wounds and Scars: Page 686, the character speaking is composer Richard Halley. Page 687, "'I quit,' said Ellis Wyatt, 'because I didn't wish to serve as the cannibals' meal and to do the cooking besides.'"

26. On the Wings...: See also, "Please Master" by Allen Ginsberg.

27. Variations...: This quote was used by a young Rimbaud as an epitaph for a poem he then composed in Latin!

28. The Path...: From The James White Review, Vol. 3, No. 1; posted online at http://members.tripod.com/~poetx/tjwr/04.html 

29. Miss Twin Peaks: Found at their Website, http://www.pw.org.

30. Beyond Life and...: Une Saison en Enfer, by Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Greg Baysans, A Season on Broil (unpublished).




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