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The Resource The flowers of evil, Charles Baudelaire ; translated with notes by James McGowan ; with an introduction by Jonathan Culler

The flowers of evil, Charles Baudelaire ; translated with notes by James McGowan ; with an introduction by Jonathan Culler

Label
The flowers of evil
Title
The flowers of evil
Statement of responsibility
Charles Baudelaire ; translated with notes by James McGowan ; with an introduction by Jonathan Culler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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 police, and Baudelaire and his published were put on trial for offence to public decency. Six offending poems were banned, ina conviction that was not overturned until 1949. This bold new translation, which restores the banned poems to their origin
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N$T
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1821-1867
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Baudelaire, Charles
Dewey number
841.8
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
PQ2191.F6
LC item number
E5 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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McGowan, James
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Baudelaire, Charles
  • Baudelaire, Charles
  • POETRY
Label
The flowers of evil, Charles Baudelaire ; translated with notes by James McGowan ; with an introduction by Jonathan Culler
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xlix-l) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Charles Baudelaire; Translator's Preface; THE FLOWERS OF EVIL; To the Reader; SPLEEN AND THE IDEAL; PARISIAN SCENES; WINE; FLOWERS OF EVIL; REVOLT; DEATH; THE WAIFS; Gallantries; Epigraphs; Diverse Pieces; Buffooneries; ADDITIONAL POEMS FROM THE THIRD EDITION OF THE FLOWERS OF EVIL (1868); Explanatory Notes; Index of Titles; Index of First Lines
Control code
741611604
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlviii, 399 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191611353
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741611604
Label
The flowers of evil, Charles Baudelaire ; translated with notes by James McGowan ; with an introduction by Jonathan Culler
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xlix-l) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Charles Baudelaire; Translator's Preface; THE FLOWERS OF EVIL; To the Reader; SPLEEN AND THE IDEAL; PARISIAN SCENES; WINE; FLOWERS OF EVIL; REVOLT; DEATH; THE WAIFS; Gallantries; Epigraphs; Diverse Pieces; Buffooneries; ADDITIONAL POEMS FROM THE THIRD EDITION OF THE FLOWERS OF EVIL (1868); Explanatory Notes; Index of Titles; Index of First Lines
Control code
741611604
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlviii, 399 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191611353
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741611604

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