Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

by James A. Hiddleston
     
 

This study is an examination of Charles Baudelaire's (1821-67) art criticism and its relationship with his creative writing. It is the first book in English to treat in one volume the diverse aspects of the subject: the principal aesthetic ideas, the importance of the painters Delacroix, Boudin, Meryon, Guys, and Manet, Baudelaire's essays on laughter and

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This study is an examination of Charles Baudelaire's (1821-67) art criticism and its relationship with his creative writing. It is the first book in English to treat in one volume the diverse aspects of the subject: the principal aesthetic ideas, the importance of the painters Delacroix, Boudin, Meryon, Guys, and Manet, Baudelaire's essays on laughter and caricature, and other critical writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198159322
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1750L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Plates
List of Abbreviations
In Search of an Aesthetic
Delacriox
De l'essence du rire
Caricature
From Landscape to the Painting of Modern Life
Manet
Language and Rhetoric
Bibliography
Index

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