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Les Fleurs Du Mal

Author : Charles Baudelaire
ISBN : 0879234628
Genre : Poetry
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"Baudelaire revoiced...Howard's achievement is such that we can be confident that his Flowers of Evil will long stand as definitive, a superb guide to France's greatest poet."? The Nation"Readers of English do not have to take Baudelaire on faith any longer. For the first time he is present among us, vivid and surprisingly intact, in these fine translations." ? The New York Times Book Review"A deft and patient new translation of Les Fleurs Du Mal...Howard, it seems to me, has done what he has set out to, has given us, in English and in verse, a Baudelaire both immediately recognizable and impressively varied...It is a considerable achievement."? The New York Review of Books"A magnificent achievement...should be the English version for a long time to come."? Booklist"Not until now has there been an edition of the entire work which successfully captures the distinctive voice of Baudelaire...The level of success among 151 lyrics is so high as to guarantee that Richard Howard's will be the definitive translation in the foreseeable future."? The Boston Globe

Baudelaire Les Fleurs Du Mal

Author : F. W. Leakey
ISBN : 0521361168
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Les Fleurs du Mal, once the most infamous book of poems in French literature, has in this century become the most famous and the most admired, owing its "landmark" status to the sheer aesthetic quality of its verses rather than to its judicial condemnation on its first publication in 1857. In this volume, Professor Leakey provides a comprehensive guide to the understanding and appreciation of Les Fleurs du Mal, offering new insights into its composition, themes and style, setting it in its historical context, and devoting a whole chapter to Baudelaire's crowning achievement, Le Cygne.

Understanding Les Fleurs Du Mal

Author : William J. Thompson
ISBN : 0826512976
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Surprisingly, there are few book-length studies available that approach the poems in Charles Baudelaireis collection on an individual basis. Understanding "Les Fleurs du Mal" fills this gap by providing students and serious readers with clear, scholarly "explications" to many of the most widely read of Baudelaire's poems."

Selected Poems From Les Fleurs Du Mal

Author : Charles Baudelaire
ISBN : 0226039269
Genre : Poetry
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Translates seventy-three poems from Baudelaire's famous collection, presenting the French originals and translations in facing-page format.

Some Functions Of Sound Repetition In Les Fleurs Du Mal

Author : Graham Chesters
ISBN : UOM:39015005098192
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Les Fleurs Du Mal

Author : Charles Baudelaire
ISBN : UOM:39015005472280
Genre : French language
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The Flowers Of Evil

Author : Charles Baudelaire
ISBN : 9780191610844
Genre : Fiction
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The Flowers of Evil, which T. S. Eliot called the greatest example of modern poetry in any language, shocked the literary world of nineteenth century France with its outspoken portrayal of lesbian love, its linking sexuality and death, its unremitting irony, and its unflinching celebration of the seamy side of urban life. The volume was seized by the police, and Baudelaire and his published were put on trial for offence to public decency. Six offending poems were banned, in a conviction that was not overturned until 1949. This bold new translation, which restores the banned poems to their original places and reveals the full richness and variety of the collection, makes available to English speakers a powerful and original version of the world. Jonathan Culler's Introduction outlines this vision, stressing that Baudelaire is more than just the poet of the modern city. Originally to be called `The Lesbians', The Flowers of Evil contains the most extraordinary body of love poetry. The poems also pose the question of the role of evil in our lives, of whether there are not external forces working to frustrate human plans and to enlist men and women on appalling or stultifying scenarios not of their own making. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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