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Mallarmé, Stéphane Line breaks: Sté|phane Mal|lar¦mé
Pronunciation: /ˌmalɑːˈmeɪ/
/malaʀme/

Definition of Mallarmé, Stéphane in English:

( 1842–98), French poet. A symbolist, he experimented with rhythm and syntax by transposing words and omitting grammatical elements. Notable poems: ‘Hérodiade’ (circa 1871) and ‘L’Après-midi d’un faune’ (1876).

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