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“Autumn Song” and “Spleen”: Baudelaire

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses two poems by Charles Baudelaire, “Autumn Song” and “Spleen.” A French poet of the Romantic era, Baudelaire lived between 1821 and 1867. His short life was troubled and erratic, ... More


Baudelaire's Impure Transfers: Allegory, Translation, Prostitution, Correspondence

Jonathan Arac

in Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231782
eISBN:
9780823241149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231782.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The life of Charles Baudelaire was not committed to remaking the world except in poetry, yet his experience was deeply marked by the violent political energies of nineteenth-century France. In ... More


Monstre: Monstrous Fluidity

Maaheen Ahmed

in Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825261
eISBN:
9781496825315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825261.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter begins by drawing out the similarities between Baudelairian Romanticism—especially the Baudelairian monster, ennui—and the protagonists and aesthetics of Enki Bilal’s Monstretetralogy. ... More


Mood and Trope in the Lyric

John Brenkman

in Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lyric poetry plumbs the link between mood and trope, that is, feeling and language, affect and expression. Paul de Man exemplifies the linguistic turn in literary studies, especially in his readings ... More


Seeing Double: Baudelaire's Modernity

Francoise Meltzer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226519883
eISBN:
9780226519876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226519876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867) has been labeled the very icon of modernity, the scribe of the modern city, and an observer of an emerging capitalist culture. This book reconsiders this ... More


Angela Carter’s objets trouvés in translation: from Baudelaire to Black Venus

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère and Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

in The Arts of Angela Carter: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136770
eISBN:
9781526146748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136787.00012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Angela Carter experimented with translation across languages, genres and media throughout her life, and this informed her literary practice as well as her view of intellectual development as stemming ... More


Listening to the Glazier’s Cry

Aimée Boutin

in City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter draws on a network of discourses including the picturesque and flâneur-writing, panoramic literature on the Cris, and reflections on populist song, in order to show how different writers ... More


Translating Baudelaire: L’esprit Décadent and the Early Writings

Peter Jeffreys

in Reframing Decadence: C. P. Cavafy's Imaginary Portraits

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447082
eISBN:
9781501701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447082.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the influence of Charles Baudelaire on C. P. Cavafy's earliest writings, including essays, fictional narratives, and prose poems. It first considers Cavafy's prose ... More


The Flâneur in Undue Influence (1998)

Peta Mayer

in Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality and the Queer Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620597
eISBN:
9781789629927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620597.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes protagonist Claire Pitt’s speculative imagination, walking and misreading to read Undue Influence through the figure of the flâneur. Tracing the walking journeys undertaken by ... More


“Deeds of Music Made Visible”: Wagner, the Gesamtkunstwerk, and the Birth of the Modern

Simon Shaw-Miller

in Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083743
eISBN:
9780300130171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083743.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines composer Richard Wagner's music and ideas at the time of Charles Baudelaire's definition of modernity, and discusses Wagner's argument that each separate art form tends to ... More


The Forms of the Perverse

Catherine Toal

in The Entrapments of Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269341
eISBN:
9780823269396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269341.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter proposes that the transfer of literary influence achieved by Baudelaire’s recognition and misinterpretation of Poe’s “perverse” (the latter a widespread emergent American fictional ... More


Marcel Broodthaers, An Artist in Quotation Marks

Patrick Greaney

in Quotational Practices: Repeating the Future in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687343
eISBN:
9781452949116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687343.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter deals with Marcel Broodthaers and his role as the traditional artist in contrast to Debord’s revolutionary perspective. It begins with an account of Broodthaers’ artistic works and ... More


Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

John Brenkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Starting from the fact that the emotions were conceptualized for the first time in Western thought by Aristotle in a treatise on rhetoric, Mood and Trope introduces two propositions into affect ... More


Pictorialist Poetics: Transpositioning Word and Image

Peter Jeffreys

in Reframing Decadence: C. P. Cavafy's Imaginary Portraits

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447082
eISBN:
9781501701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447082.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the pictorial dimensions of C. P. Cavafy's poetry and how the Parnassian proto-decadent lineage of his pictorialism relates to the “transposition d'art” salon critiques of ... More


Yang Lian and the Flâneur in Exile

Jacob Edmond

in A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter develops an alternative to the entrapping oscillation between sameness and difference that bedevils contemporary approaches to comparative literature. It does so by exploring the ... More


Strange Lands

Louisa Gairn

in Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633111
eISBN:
9780748653447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the confrontation of modernity and wilderness in Stevenson's fiction and travel writings, relating this to the work of John Muir and to ideas developed by Henry David Thoreau, ... More


{Epilogue}

Elizabeth Amann

in Dandyism in the Age of Revolution: The Art of the Cut

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187259
eISBN:
9780226187396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187396.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first part of the epilogue identifies a series of traits shared by the five figures examined in the study. The second part explores how aspects of the revolutionary vision of dandyism reappear in ... More


The Poetics of Sensation in L’Africaine and Tristan und Isolde

Gabriela Cruz

in Grand Illusion: Phantasmagoria in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190915056
eISBN:
9780190915087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915056.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

Chapter 5 investigates Meyerbeer’s and Wagner’s treatments of operatic perception and sensation in L’Africaine, Lohengrin, and Tristan und Isolde. The discussion highlights the preoccupation with ... More


The Books

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter provides an overview of the entire library of Dr. Faustroll. The book in his library include Charles Baudelaire's translation of the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Léon Bloy's Le Désespéré ... More


Putting the Horse before Descartes: Sensibility and the War on Pity

Kari Weil

in Precarious Partners: Horses and Their Humans in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686233
eISBN:
9780226686400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686400.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It was often said that Paris was paradise for women, purgatory for men and hell for horses. This hell is the focus of chapter 2 which opens with what had become an all too common scene of horse ... More


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