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  • The Poem of Hashishby Charles Baudelaire

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    A comprehensive and factual essay in which Baudelaire analyses the feelings, both pleasurable and torturous, experienced by an opium user and the intense effort it takes to overcome the addiction. Delving deep into the subject, he traces the origins of the plant from which hashish is made. The essay is highly informative and serves as a warning to... more...

  • Selected Poemsby Charles-Pierre Baudelaire

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available

    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. 'Tableaux parisiens' portrays the brutal life of Paris's thieves, drunkards and prostitutes amid the debris of factories and poorhouses. In love poems such as 'Le Beau Navire',... more...

  • Paris Spleenby Charles Baudelaire; Keith Waldrop

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    A modernist classic translated for the twenty-first century more...

  • Fanfarloby Charles Baudelaire; Edward K. Kaplan

    Melville House 2012; US$ 11.00

    A stunning new translation of a neglected masterpiece by one of history?s most celebrated writers.   Ten years before Baudelaire published his masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil , the great poet penned the only prose fiction of his career: La Fanfarlo . The novella describes the torrid real-life affair the poet had with Jean Duval, a dancer whose... more...

  • Complete Poemsby Charles Baudelaire; Walter Martin

    Carcanet 2012; US$ 27.64

    Rimbaud called him 'le premier voyant, roi des poetes, un vrai dieu', and the history of modern poetry, which begins with him, has borne out that opinion. This is a comprehensive new translation of all Baudelaire's poetry, excluding only the juvenilia, occasional verse and work of doubtful attribution. It includes all the poems published in the first... more...

  • Paris Spleen, and La Fanfarloby Charles Baudelaire; Raymond N. MacKenzie

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.00

    Paris Spleen, a diverse collection of fifty prose poems, is provided here in a clear, engaging, and accurate translation that conveys the lyricism and nuance of the original French text. Also included is a translation of Baudelaire's early novella, La Fanfarlo, which, alongside Paris Spleen, sheds light on the development of Baudelaire's work over... more...

  • Complete Poems: Charles Baudelaireby Charles Baudelaire; Walter Martin

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2007; US$ 29.99

    Including all poems published in the previous three editions, this comprehensive new translation of  Baudelaire's poetry is both vivid and authoritative. This dual-language volume presents both the original French poems as well as their translations. more...

  • Der Spleen von Parisby Charles Baudelaire; Irene Kuhn

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.26

    Baudelaire gilt heute als Begründer der modernen Poesie und als Prototyp des modernen Dichters. Seine Prosagedichte sind Ausdruck einer radikal neuen Ästhetik. Die kurzen Szenen und Betrachtungen spiegeln das alltägliche Leben in der Großstadt. Sie sind bevölkert von Alten, Bettlern, Prostituierten, Handwerkern, Milchfrauen und Gazettenschreibern.... more...

  • The Flowers of Evilby Charles Baudelaire; James N McGowan; Jonathan Culler

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 8.99

    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... more...

  • The Painter of Modern Lifeby Charles-Pierre Baudelaire

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available

    Poet, aesthete and hedonist, Baudelaire was also one of the most groundbreaking art critics of his time. Here he explores beauty, fashion, dandyism, the purpose of art and the role of the artist, and describes the painter who, for him, expresses most fully the drama of modern life. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have changed the... more...