Poems of Charles Baudelaire (Everyman's Library)

Poems of Charles Baudelaire (Everyman's Library)

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by Charles Baudelaire
     
 

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Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape — populated by the addicted and the damned — which so compellingly mirrors our modern condition. Deeply though darkly spiritual, titanic in the changes he wrought, Baudelaire looms over all the

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Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape — populated by the addicted and the damned — which so compellingly mirrors our modern condition. Deeply though darkly spiritual, titanic in the changes he wrought, Baudelaire looms over all the work, great and small, created in his wake.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679429104
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Series:
Pocket Poets Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
356,175
Product dimensions:
4.43(w) x 6.47(h) x 0.74(d)

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Meet the Author

Charles Baudelaire (1821-67) is most famous for his groundbreaking collection of verse The Flowers of Evil, but his essays, translations and prose poems have been equally influential.

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