baudelaire baudelaire

Definition(s):

  • (n) a French poet noted for macabre imagery and evocative language (1821-1867)

News

  • 'Les Mis' returns to Rep

    Opens Friday, March 7. by Will Stephenson Victor Hugo published his novel "Les Miserables" in 1862, and the reviews were mixed. Flaubert said it was "infantile," and Baudelaire is supposed to have called it "tasteless and inept." Since then, the book has become many things, in the process garnering a whole spectrum of positive and negative responses: a 1930s Hollywood film starring Charles ...
    on March 6, 2014     Source: Arkansas Times

Quotes

  • So Peter Gay concludes in the final sentence of "Modernism: The Lure of Heresy From Baudelaire to Beckett and Beyond," his sweeping survey of the poets, playwrights, painters and architects who set out to rewrite the rules of art, transform...
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Peter Gay Source: New York Times

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