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By Charles Baudelaire,Lois and Francis E. Hyslop

popular poet Charles Baudelaire performed an important position in introducing Edgar Allan Poe to French readers by means of publishing greatly learn criticisms and translations of Poe's writings. the 2 writers shared an appreciation for the unique, a style for morbid topics, and a devotion to creative purity. Baudelaire immersed himself within the research of English for the explicit goal of doing justice to Poe's works, and his translations verified his acceptance within the French literary international good sooner than the booklet of his most famed publication of poetry, Les Fleurs du Mal.
In the 1st a part of this examine, "Edgar Allan Poe, His lifestyles and Works," Baudelaire sketches his subject's biography and discusses a number of consultant writings. extra essays examine Poe's literary theories and provide exciting reflections of Baudelaire's personal feel of aesthetics. The compilation concludes with a serious miscellany of numerous different prefaces and notes at the American writer and his works.

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