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Flowers of Evil ; Paris Spleen

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ISBN-10: 048647545X

ISBN-13: 9780486475455

Edition: 2010

Authors: Charles Baudelaire

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Sex and death, rebellion, corruptionthe themes of Baudelaire's sensual poems sparked outrage upon their 1857 publication. This unique collection captures the fevered spirit of the transition from Romanticism to Modernism with definitive translations of 51 poems fromFlowers of Evil,plus 14 prose poems from the posthumously publishedParis Spleen.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 4.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.220

Charles Baudelaire, 1821 - 1867 Charles Baudelaire had perhaps had an immeasurable impact on modern poetry. He was born on April 9, 1821, to Joseph-Francois Baudelaire and Caroline Archimbaut Dufays in Paris. He was educated first at a military boarding school and then the College Louis-le-Grand, where he was later expelled in 1839. Baudelaire then began to study law, at the Ecole de Droit in Paris, but devoted most of his time to debauchery. After an abortive trip to the East, he settled in Paris and lived on an inheritance from his much despised step father, while he wrote poetry. During this period he met Jeanne Duval, a mulatto with whom he fell in love with and who became the "Black…