Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape — populated by the addicted and the damned — which so compellingly mirrors our modern condition. Deeply though darkly spiritual, titanic in the changes he wrought, Baudelaire looms over all the work, great and small, created in his wake.
Born in 1821, the French poet Charles Baudelaire is most famous for his groundbreaking collection of verse The Flowers of Evil, but his essays, translations, and prose poems have been equally influential. An active and important participant in the literary and artistic world… More about Charles Baudelaire
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Published by Everyman’s Library Nov 02, 1993| 256 Pages| 4-1/8 x 6-1/4| ISBN 9780679429104