9780979984778

The Flowers of Evil & Artificial Paradise

  • ISBN 13:

    9780979984778

  • ISBN 10:

    0979984777

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr

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Summary

Charles Baudelaire, poegrave;te maudit, is the self-styled Satanic man whose collection The Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs du Mal) is marked by paeans to sexual degradation such as The Litanies Of Satan and Metamorphosis Of The Vampire. Baudelaire himself revelled in a life of filth, and kept as his poetic muse a diseased mulatto prostitute. This brand-new translation vividly brings Baudelaire's masterpiece to life for the new millennium. bull; includes key texts from Baudelaire's Artificial Paradise, his notorious examination of the effects of intoxication by alcohol and psychotropic drugs bull; introductory essay by Guillaume Apollinaire, published for the first time in English bull; Cover illustration by Odilon Redon bull; Solar Nocturnal presents classic texts by key forerunners of modernism

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