Baudelaire on Poe: Critical Papers by Charles Baudelaire,Lois and Francis E. Hyslop

By Charles Baudelaire,Lois and Francis E. Hyslop

popular poet Charles Baudelaire performed an important function in introducing Edgar Allan Poe to French readers through publishing broadly learn criticisms and translations of Poe's writings. the 2 writers shared an appreciation for the unique, a flavor for morbid matters, and a devotion to creative purity. Baudelaire immersed himself within the research of English for the specific goal of doing justice to Poe's works, and his translations proven his recognition within the French literary international good sooner than the e-book of his most renowned ebook of poetry, Les Fleurs du Mal.
In the 1st a part of this research, "Edgar Allan Poe, His existence and Works," Baudelaire sketches his subject's biography and discusses numerous consultant writings. extra essays study Poe's literary theories and provide exciting reflections of Baudelaire's personal experience of aesthetics. The compilation concludes with a serious miscellany of a number of different prefaces and notes at the American writer and his works.

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