Baudelaire et Hoffmann: Affinités et Influences by Rosemary LloydBaudelaire et Hoffmann: Affinités et Influences by Rosemary Lloyd

Baudelaire et Hoffmann: Affinités et Influences

byRosemary Lloyd

Paperback | August 11, 2011

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This is a comparative study of the work and thought of the German Romantic writer E. T. A. Hoffmann and the French poet Charles Baudelaire. Hoffmann was introduced into France in 1829 and Baudelaire could have read his work in the numerous translations that were published in the following decades. This book attempts to explain Baudelaire's fascination with Hoffmann's combination of humour and the fantastic, showing the extent to which the two men shared very similar views about art in particular and the world in general. Although earlier critics had referred to Baudelaire's interest in Hoffmann and the influence Hoffmann had over him, none had examined the question at such length, nor analysed in such detail the way in which each exploited the fantastic.
Title:Baudelaire et Hoffmann: Affinités et InfluencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:406 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:August 11, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521159334

ISBN - 13:9780521159333

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Prolegomenes; 2. Le fantastique; 3. L'artiste et le monde familier; 4. L'art; 5. Un catechisme de haute esthetique; Conclusion; Appendices; Abréviations; Notes; Bibliographie; Index.