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Author: Charles Baudelaire; Carol Clark
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, ©2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : FrenchView all editions and formats
In both his life and his poetry, Charles Pierre Baudelaire pushed the accepted limits of his time. His dissolute bohemian life was as shocking to his nineteenth-century readers as his poetry. Writing in classical style but with brutal honesty, Baudelaire laid bare human suffering, aspirations, and perversions.

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Genre/Form: French poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Charles Baudelaire; Charles Baudelaire
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Baudelaire; Carol Clark
ISBN: 0140446249 9780140446241
OCLC Number: 62197716
Language Note: French poems with English translations beneath.
Notes: "This edition first published 1995. Reprinted with a new chronology 2004"--Title page verso.
Includes glossary (p. [215]-221).
Description: xlii, 229 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Notes on the text --
Suggestions for further reading --
Chronology --
Les fleurs du mal. Au lecteur ; Spleen et idéal ; Tableaux parisiens ; Le vin ; Fleurs du mal ; Révolte ; La mort --
Les épaves. Les epaves ; Galanteries ; Pièces diverses --
Poems added in 1868 --
Other verse poems --
Petits Poëmes en prose --
Glossary --
Index of titles and first lines.o
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Charles Baudelaire ; with a plain prose translation, introduction and notes by Carol Clark.


The poems of Charles Baudelaire are filled with explicit and unsettling imagery, depicting with intensity every day subjects ignored by French literary conventions of his time. This title intends to  Read more...


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