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The writer of modern life : essays on Charles Baudelaire

Author: Walter Benjamin
Publisher: Cambridge (Massachusetts) ; London (England) The Belknap Press ofHarvard University Press [2006]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walter Benjamin's essays on the great French lyric poet, Charles Baudelaire revolutionized not just the way we think about Baudelaire, but our understanding of modernity and modernism as well. This  Read more...

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Named Person: Charles Baudelaire
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Benjamin
ISBN: 9780674022874 0674022874
OCLC Number: 434231458
Notes: Índice.
Description: 306 p. 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction, by Michael W. Jennings Baudelaire Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire Central Park On Some Motifs in Baudelaire Notes Index
Responsibility: Walter Benjamín.

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In these essays, written in the 1930s, German critic Benjamin masterfully succeeds in changing our perception of French poet Charles Baudelaire as a late Romantic dreamer. Instead, he shows Read more...

 
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