The Cambridge Companion to Baudelaire

(Cambridge Companions to Literature)

595f2d7e6b2a0.jpg Author Rosemary Lloyd
Isbn 9780521537827
File size 923.31KB
Year 2006
Pages 258
Language English
File format PDF
Category Poetry

Book Description:

In this Companion, essays by outstanding scholars illuminate Charles Baudelaire's writing for the lay reader and specialist. In addition to a survey of his life and a study of his social context, the volume includes essays on his verse and prose, analyzing the extraordinary power and effectiveness of his language and style, his exploration of intoxicants like wine and opium, and his art and literary criticism. The volume also discusses the difficulties, successes and failures of translating his poetry and his continuing power to move his readers. It features a guide to further reading and a chronology as well.


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