Seeing Double

Seeing Double

Baudelaire's Modernity

eBook - 2011
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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. Seeing Double reconsiders this iconic literary figure and his fraught relationship with the nineteenth-century world by examining the way in which he viewed the increasing dominance of modern life. In doing so, it revises some of our most common assumptions about the unresolved tensions that emerged in Baudelaire's writing during a time of political and social upheaval. Françoise Meltzer argues that Baudelaire did not simply desc.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780226519876
0226519872
9786613362704
6613362700
9781283362702
1283362708
9780226519883
0226519880
Characteristics: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Additional Contributors: Meltzer, Françoise

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