Baudelaire the Damned: A Biography


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First published in 1982, this penetrating, immensely readable biography of the brilliant poet, translator, and art critic, F. W. J. Hemmings gives us a fascinating new perspective on Baudelaire's extraordinary, complex personality, his artistic achievements, and his tormented life. Hemmings, the noted biographer of Zola and Alexandre Dumas, has drawn on a great volume of material for this work, much of which came to light as late at the 70s. He shows how Baudelaire's unhappy childhood and the mixture of strong affection and ...

Baudelaire the Damned: A Biography 2012, Bloomsbury Reader, London

ISBN-13: 9781448205158

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Baudelaire the Damned: A Biography 1982, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9780684177748