Baudelaire Rimbaud Verlaine: Selected Verse and Prose Poems

4.44 avg rating
( 574 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780806501963: Baudelaire Rimbaud Verlaine: Selected Verse and Prose Poems

Here, for the first time, the work of three of Frances greatest poets has been published in a single volume: the sensual and passionate glow of Charles Baudelaire, the desperate intensity and challenge of Arthur Rimbaud, and the absinthe-tinted symbolist songs of Paul Verlaine.

To bring the essence of these three giants of modern poetry to the American public, Joseph M. Bernstein, a noted interpreter and translator of French literature, has selected the most representative of their writings and presented them along with a biographical and critical introduction.

"Not to know these three poets", he points out, "is to deprive oneself of a pleasure as rare as it is indispensable to any real understanding of the aims and direction of modern literature.

The volume includes Arthur Symons' unabridged translation of Flowers of Evil and the Prose Poems of Baudelaire; Louise Varese's translation of Rimbaud's A Season in Hell and Prose Poems from "Illuminations"; J. Norman Cameron's translation of the verse from the Illuminations; and a representative selection from Verlaine's verse translated by Gertrude Hall and Arthur Symons.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Charles-Pierre Baudelaire was born in Paris in 1821. His first publication was Le Salon de 1845, and he earned renown as an art critic and as a translator of Edgar Allan Poe. As a poet, his fame rests on Les Fleurs du mal. The collection was published in 1857, and certain poems were condemned as an offence against public morals; the book is now considered one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century French literature. Baudelaire went to Brussels, where he hoped to earn money by lecturing; but his hopes foundered, his health gave way, and he was taken back to Paris, where he died in 1867.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre; Rimbaud, Arthur; Verlaine, Paul
Published by Citadel Press
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Mesilla Internet
(Mesilla, NM, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0806501960 New. Bookseller Inventory # Z0806501960ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.98
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre; Rimbaud, Arthur; Verlaine, Paul
Published by Citadel Press
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0806501960 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2132239807

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Charles-Pierre Baudelaire; Arthur Rimbaud; Paul Verlaine
Published by Citadel Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0806501960

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, Joseph M. Bernstein (Editor)
Published by Citadel Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0806501960

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Charles-Pierre Baudelaire/ Arthur Rimbaud/ Paul Verlaine
Published by Citadel Pr (1987)
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Pr, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 360 pages. 8.25x5.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0806501960

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbau
Published by Citadel Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110806501960

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 39.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre; Rimbaud, Arthur; Verlaine, Paul
Published by Citadel Press
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0806501960 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0385497

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Charles-Pierre Baudelaire
Published by Citadel Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0806501960 ISBN 13: 9780806501963
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Citadel Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0806501960n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 107.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds