The Cambridge Companion to Baudelaire
Edited by Rosemary Lloyd
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Cambridge Companion to Baudelaire by Rosemary Lloyd
Book DescriptionCharles Baudelaire's place among the great poets of the Western world is undisputed, and his influence on the development of poetry since his lifetime has been enormous. In this Companion, essays by outstanding scholars illuminate Baudelaire's writing both for the lay reader and for specialists. 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. Featuring a guide to further reading and a chronology, this Companion provides students and scholars of Baudelaire and of nineteenth-century French and European literature with a comprehensive and stimulating overview of this extraordinary poet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521537827
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Rosemary Lloyd
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A 1979 comparative study of the work of the German Romantic writer E. T. A. Hoffmann and the French poet Charles Baudelaire.
Charles Baudelaire, Paperback (February 2008)
Born in Paris, Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) was a hugely influential poet, art critic and translator. This book brings together Charles Baudelaire's life and his creative and critical writing, showing how closely interlinked they were, and how much his experience of daily life and the world around him was distilled and transformed in his work.
Cambridge Companion to Baudelaire, Hardback (January 2006)» View all books by Rosemary Lloyd
A comprehensive and stimulating guide to the extraordinary poet, his work, and his influence on modern literature.
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Author Biography - Rosemary Lloyd
Rosemary Lloyd is Rudy Professor of French at Indiana University.
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