ISBN-10:
1420950193
ISBN-13:
9781420950199
Pub. Date:
01/01/2015
Publisher:
Neeland Media
Paris Spleen

Paris Spleen

by Charles Baudelaire
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Overview

One of the founding texts of literary modernism.


Set in a modern, urban Paris, the prose pieces in this volume constitute a further exploration of the terrain Baudelaire had covered in his verse masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil: the city and its squalor and inequalities, the pressures of time and mortality, and the liberation provided by the sensual delights of intoxication, art, and women. Published posthumously in 1869, Paris Spleen was a landmark publication in the development of the genre of prose poetry—a format which Baudelaire saw as particularly suited for expressing the feelings of uncertainty, flux, and freedom of his age—and one of the founding texts of literary modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420950199
Publisher: Neeland Media
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Pages: 84
Sales rank: 1,187,840
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) is most famous for his groundbreaking collection of verse The Flowers of Evil, but his essays, translations, and prose poems have been equally influential.

Louise Varèse was an American biographer and translator of French. She is known for her translations of Stendhal, Proust, Georges Simenon, Julien Gracq, St.-John Perse and Arthur Rimbaud.

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