Charles Baudelaire

Standard Name: Baudelaire, Charles


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Cultural formation Edith Sitwell
She had been interested in Catholicism for many years, and had allied her thinking with neo-Thomism, a reaching back to medieval thought which saw material world as a reflection of the immaterial reality of God...
Education Anna Akhmatova
At the age of ten Anna started attending school in Tsarskoe Selo, but fell ill a few months later and had to withdraw. She learnt French at home and by the age of thirteen...
Education Nina Bawden
NB wanted to leave school to be a war correspondent, but a strong-minded aunt persuaded her to try for Somerville College, Oxford. In the general paper of the entrance exam, she wrote on the future...
Education Nina Hamnett
She already felt the terrible misery of being so young and ignorant.
Hamnett, Nina. Laughing Torso. Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, Inc., 1932.
Years later, when her art education had come to a halt for lack of money, she went to the local Public Library...
Education Michèle Roberts
As a child, says MR , she lived much of the time in my imagination and in books. The bookcase her mother had had as a student, the local public library, and the local church...
Family and Intimate relationships Edna St Vincent Millay
From April to June 1932 Millay and Dillon were in Paris together. Dillon had just, in his turn, won the Pulitzer Prize, and had a Guggenheim fellowship to support him, modestly, for the sake of...
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
Following this initial encounter, the two formerly isolated girls bonded over shared interests in Scott , Baudelaire , Dumas , Rostand 's Cyrano de Bergerac, and their own pedigrees.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
Intertextuality and Influence Edith Sitwell
Some aspects of this fiction suggest an allegory on ES 's relation with Tchelitchew.
Glendinning, Victoria. Edith Sitwell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1981.
Her Swift, named Jonathan Hare, explores the deepest circles of Hell,
Clements, Patricia. Baudelaire and the English Tradition. Princeton University Press, 1985.
the depths of rage and disgust, in a...
Intertextuality and Influence Joanna Cannan
Not only class, but class and national ideology is under the microscope here. The idea of Englishness is much appealed to. Price admonishes Lisa (who prattles freely of art and Aristotle and Baudelaire , though...
Intertextuality and Influence Muriel Spark
The protagonist is of this light-heartedly surrealist and paradoxically serious tale is Samuel Cramer, the main character of a Charles Baudelaire story,, now unnaturalistically aged and running a rooming-house in Africa. He has written a...
Intertextuality and Influence Catherine Crowe
This book received mixed reviews. The Athenæum referred to the volumes as awful (presumably meaning that they inspired awe) and noted that the narrative part of [them] is very well done.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1056 (1848): 79
Intertextuality and Influence Anita Desai
AD 's work weaves together a wide range of cultural and literary references: the Mahabharata and the Bhagavadgîtâ, as well as such European authors as E. M. Forster , T. S. Eliot , Dickinson
Intertextuality and Influence Sylvia Plath
This poem, which reflects her reading in Henry James , Scott Fitzgerald , and Charles Baudelaire , expresses whimsical regret that the days of ogres and dragons, perils and combat, knights and princesses, have passed.
Plath, Sylvia. “Ennui”. Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts, No. 2.
Intertextuality and Influence Germaine Greer
The chapters are headed with quotations ranging eclectically through the international canon and counter-canon from Sophocles and The Ramayana of Valmiki (an ancient Indian epic) to Spike Milligan , via Charles Baudelaire , T. S. Eliot
Intertextuality and Influence Sally Purcell
On a Cenotaph quotes a phrase from Baudelaire 's poem Lesbos: the shocking juxtaposition of a dead body with adoration in le cadavre adoré di Sapho . Though SP supplied notes to some things...


25 June 1857
Charles Baudelaire published Les Fleurs du mal, dedicating it to Théophile Gautier .
15 November 1889
Walter Pater published Appreciations, with an Essay on Style.