Baudelaire: Collected Essays, 1953-1988 by F. W. LeakeyBaudelaire: Collected Essays, 1953-1988 by F. W. Leakey

Baudelaire: Collected Essays, 1953-1988

byF. W. LeakeyEditorEva JacobsForeword byClaude Pichois

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This book of linked essays contains the first critical study of Baudelaire's development as a poet, from his youth onward. It also includes studies of the development of Baudelaire's aesthetic, detailed commentaries on a number of his finest poems, and accounts of three intriguing and crucial "encounters" with notable contemporaries. Three of the essays are previously unpublished and four very recent; the other eleven have been thoroughly updated, revised, and, in some cases, substantially expanded. Together, they constitute a new and important contribution to the understanding and appreciation of Baudelaire's work.

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Title:Baudelaire: Collected Essays, 1953-1988Format:PaperbackDimensions:364 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:April 20, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521025567

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Forewords Eva Jacobs, Claude Pichois; Author's preface and acknowledgments; Part I. The Composition of Les Fleurs du Mal: 1. Pour une chronologie des Fleurs du Mal (1967; 1988); 2. Baudelaire-Cramer: les sens de Orfraies (1985); 3. Les Lesbiennes: A verse novel? (1988); 4. Les Limbes: 'The Agitations and Melancholies of Modern Youth' (1988); 5. Les Fleurs du Mal (1857-1865): The resuscitation of the 'pièces sacrifiées' (1988); 6. Poet - or 'architect'? (1966; 1988); Part II. Les Fleurs de Mal: Themes and Interpretations; 7. The amorous tribute (1968); 8. The originality of Le Cygne (1973); Part III. Les Fleurs du Mal: The Creative Process: 9. The Mortimer poems; 10. The Delacroix/Tasso Sonnet of 1844 (1988); 11. Harmonie du soir (1967); 12. Les sept versions des Sept Vieillards (in collaboration with Claude Pichois) (1973); Part IV. Baudelaire-Dufays: 13. Les Esthétiques de Baudelaire: le 'système' des années 1844-1847 (1967); 14. A philosophy of opportunism (1845-1846) (1965); Part V. Encounters: 15. Asselineau, Corot et Les Limbes (1973); 16. Fontainebleau and Denecourt (1968; 1988); 17. 'Un architecte songeur': H. E. Kendall (1956); Notes; Illustrations; F. W. Leakey: publications; Indexes.