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.
  • ISBN13: 9780521537827
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2013
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00235
Specifications
FormatPaperback
SeriesCambridge Companions to Literature
Publication DateJanuary 30, 2006
Pages235

The Cambridge Companion to Baudelaire

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