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Or in the attic of some befriended ancient. How many daydreams had I enjoyed over the possibility that one day? I shook myself. When a lawyer's clerk salvages it from a dusty deed box, the manuscript begins its journey down the decades, revealing the secrets and betrayals of its various keepers. Andrea embarks on a desperate quest.
Drawn into a manipulative relationship with the youth and his Svengali-like mentor, the mysterious Albert, she faces unwelcome truths.
The libertine body, while able to penetrate others for pleasure, is itself a flat surface of disingenuous signs that repels the penetrating desire of the lyric body. Its only desire is that the lyric body stand mute, reduced to mere orifice, a machine for pleasure without depth. In the lyric body the mental and the physical are intimately connected, making penetration — of both mind and body — profoundly meaningful.
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Not only does it mean proving that one does not know and is out of the game, it also necessarily means misreading the signs, misperceiving their function as decoys, being unaware that they are, theoretically, conventional and hypocritical. In other words, the libertine body understands the empty and random nature of signs, while the lyric body still clings to an almost mystical belief in their power to lead to a deeper knowledge.
In this division we might well see the fissure between the dying Romantic gambit and the emerging modernist paradigm. It would also explain why Wieners, writing lyric poems in the post-modern era, is received as a throwback, and primarily understood through rubrics of social and mental ill health. The denial of tenderness sets in motion a Cain-like story of being cursed, complete with a litany of barbaric ancestors.
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Looked at as a relationship between Romanticism and modernism, these libertine mysteries become empty signs whose surface tells the whole story, a ruse to expose papery artifice pretending poetic depth. Real life is absent. We are not in the world. I go where he goes.
I have to.
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He is a demon, you know. These famous words, often read as a celebration of male homosexual love, are directed to the virgin. Whatever her biographical connection to Verlaine the man, the virgin is a woman in Delirium I. Something similar is echoed in Delirium I. When security is reached, their hearts and their beauty are set aside. Only cold scorn is left, the food of marriage today, Or I see women, with signs of happiness, whom I could have made close comrades, devoured first by brutes as sensitive as a log of wood.
But a contradiction remains: when women become secure, as men already are, they turn cold, they become abominable.
The bridegroom feels both disgust and sympathy for the position of women. The virgin continues her confession.