Balladeer’s Blog resumes its examination of the macabre 1868 French language work The Songs of Maldoror.
THE FUTURE STRINGS OF FICTION
We are beginning the 6th and final Canto of The Songs of Maldoror. This 1st Stanza is an address to the reader from the author Isidore Ducasse. The self-titled Count de Lautreamont grandly warns the reader not to think that his attacks on humanity, God and even himself were the height of his plans. He boasts that the worst is yet to come in this final Canto. Continue reading