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Additional information required Your address has been entered incorrectly or incompletely. The world of spleen analysis , as opposed to ideal synthesis , represented to Baudelaire the ugliness of everyday reality that provoked feelings of boredom, evil, and remorse. The greatness of his Fleurs du mal derives from both subjective revolt against spleen and more objective descriptions of what the poet observes as a perpetual stroller flaneur through the streets of Paris.
The latter method is the central focus of these 50 little prose poems that take the reader on a tour--at once bitter, ironic, and compassionate--of the Paris of the s. This is the first translation of Le Spleen de Paris in more than 40 years. It avoids the ornate, heavy style of the earlier versions while retaining the word play, parody, and rhythmic patterns of the original text.
It establishes Baudelaire as the preeminent urban poet and as the authentic forerunner of the modern movement in the arts. His vision here envelops the dichotomy of good and evil, God and Satan, ideal and spleen that pervades the human condition. Illustrations from Baudelaire, Manet, Whistler, Delacroix, Daumier, and others complement this fine edition of a neglected work that is recommended reading for graduate students and advanced undergraduates.
McLaren University of Delaware. This collection of 50 prose poems, first published in as Le Spleen de Paris , is Baudelaire's attempt to describe the contradictions, fables, and fictions of city life in an innovative poetic prose.
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Kaplan's choice of title is indeed a good one, for though it was not the title of the original edition it is an expression often used by Baudelaire. This annotated edition, illustrated with the works of Baudelaire's contemporaries Daumier, Manet, and Whistler, to name just a few succeeds in shaking the dust from two earlier translations Arthur Symons's in and Louise Varese's in and brings to light Baudelaire's precocious contributions to modern thought.
No redistribution permitted. To find out how to look for other reviews, please see our guides to finding book reviews in the Sciences or Social Sciences and Humanities. Main Description. From Edouard Manet to T. Eliot to Jim Morrison, the reach of Charles Baudelaire's influence is beyond estimation. In this prize-winning translation of his no-longer-neglected masterpiece, Baudelaire offers a singular view of s Paris.
Evoking a melange of reactions, these fifty "fables of modern life" take us on various tours led by a flaneur, an incognito stroller.