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Paris Spleen and On Wine and Hashish.

Author: Charles Baudelaire; Maurice Stang
Publisher: London : Alma Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in a modern, urban Paris, the prose pieces in this volume constitute a further exploration of the terrain Baudelaire had covered in his verse masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil: the city with all its squalor and inequalities, the pressures of time and mortality, and the liberation provided by the sensual delights of intoxication, art and women.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Baudelaire, Charles.
Paris Spleen and On Wine and Hashish.
London : Alma Books, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Baudelaire; Maurice Stang
ISBN: 9780714545585 0714545589
OCLC Number: 980850194
Description: 1 online resource (145 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Paris Spleen; To Arsène Houssaye; 1. The Stranger; 2. The Old Woman's Despair; 3. The Artist's Confiteor; 4. A Wit; 5. The Double Room; 6. To Each His Chimera; 7. Venus and the Fool; 8. The Dog and the Scent Bottle; 9. The Bad Glazier; 10. One a.m.; 11. Wild Wife and Sweet Mistress; 12. Crowds; 13. Widows; 14. The Old Acrobat; 15. Cake; 16. The Clock; 17. A Hemisphere in a Head of Hair; 18. Invitation to a Voyage; 19. The Poor Boy's Toy; 20. Fairy Gifts; 21. Temptations Or Eros, Plutus and Glory; 22. Evening Twilight; 23. Solitude; 24. Plans; 25. The Beautiful Dorothea. 26. The Eyes of the Poor27. A Heroic Death; 28. Counterfeit Coin; 29. The Generous Gambler; 30. The Rope; 31. Vocations; 32. The Thyrsus; 33. Be Drunk; 34. Already!; 35. Windows; 36. The Desire to Paint; 37. Benefits of the Moon; 38. Which Is the Real One?; 39. A Thoroughbred; 40. The Mirror; 41. The Port; 42. Portraits of Mistresses; 43. The Gallant Marksman; 44. Soup and Clouds; 45. The Shooting Range and the Cemetery; 46. Losing a Halo; 47. Mademoiselle Bistouri; 48. Anywhere out of the World; 49. Let's Whack the Poor!; 50. Good Dogs; Notes; Appendix: Wine and Hashish.

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Set in a modern, urban Paris, the prose pieces in this volume constitute a further exploration of the terrain Baudelaire had covered in his verse masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil: the city with all its squalor and inequalities, the pressures of time and mortality, and the liberation provided by the sensual delights of intoxication, art and women.

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