Complete Poems (Fyfield Books)

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9780415940917: Complete Poems (Fyfield Books)

Rimbaud called Charles Baudelaire 'le premier voyant, roi des poetes, un vrai dieu'. The history of modern poetry begins with him. This is a comprehensive translation of all Baudelaire's poetry, excluding only juvenilia, occasional verse and work of doubtful attribution. Baudelaire contemplated a volume of poems that would 'launch him into the future like a cannon-ball'. Here it is in vivid and formally authoritative translation.

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Charles Baudelaire is one of France's best-known poets whose most famous work is the verse sequence "Les Fleurs du Mal." Walter Martin is a poet and a translator.

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...".in certain respects [Martin's] translation stands as the best available rendering of the complete poems.."
-"The New Criterion

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