Selected Poems from "Fleurs du Mal"
A Bilingual Edition New edition
By (author) Charles Baudelaire
Foreword by Willis Barnstone
Illustrated by David Schorr
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Selected Poems from Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire
Book DescriptionIn a masterly translation by Norman Shapiro, this selection of poems from "Les Fleurs du mal" demonstrates the magnificent range of Baudelaire's gift, from the exquisite quatrains to the formal challenges of his famous sonnets. The poems are presented in both French and English, complemented by the work of illustrator David Schorr. As much a pleasure to look at as it is to read, this volume invites newcomers and devotees alike to experience Baudelaire's genius anew. "A fine, formal translation of the best poems of France's founder of the symbolist movement."-"St. Louis Post-Dispatch" "It's rare to find a rewarding translation of a masterwork, particularly a collection of groundbreaking poetry. . . . Through Shapiro's skillful wordsmithing, the reader can fully appreciate Baudelaire's control of the soul and the word which is the ancient and indefatigable ambition of all great poets. . . . Shapiro's interpretations set the standard for future English translations."-"Virginia Quarterly Review"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226039268
(215mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles Baudelaire
Paris Spleen and on Wine and Hashish, Paperback (August 2015)
Published posthumously in 1869, Paris Spleen was a landmark publication in the development of the genre of prose poetry. This volume also includes Baudelaire's 1851 essay 'Wine and Hashish'.
Selected Poems from Les Fleurs du mal, Paperback (May 2015)
Jan Owen's masterly translation captures all of Baudelaire's passion and anguish in a selection that includes many of Baudelaire's best known poems - including those banned from 1857 edition - as well as some less familiar ones, with the volume leading up to his great long poem, 'The Voyage', and finishing with the much-loved sonnet 'Meditation'.
Selected Critical Studies of Baudelaire, Paperback (February 2015)
Originally published in 1949, this book contains the French text of various essays by Charles Baudelaire.
Fanfarlo, Paperback (August 2012)» View all books by Charles Baudelaire
"First published in the Bulletin de la Sociaetae des Gens de Lettres, January 1847, under the name Charles DeFayis, his mother's family name"--T.p. verso.
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