Additional Resources for Hymn to Beauty by Charles Baudelaire

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Emmanuel, Pierre, "Erotic Religion," in Baudelaire: The Paradox of Redemptive Satanism, translated by Robert T. Cargo, University of Alabama Press, 1967.

The author, a renowned French Catholic poet and literary critic, examines Baudelaire's mixture of religion, beauty, and death.

Hamburger, Michael, The Truth of Poetry: Tensions in Modernist Poetry since Baudelaire, Anvil Press Poetry, 2002.

Hamburger's book has been praised for clarifying the issues that make twentieth-century poetry vague and confusing to readers, tracing its roots to changes brought about by Baudelaire.

Lloyd, Rosemary, Baudelaire's World, Cornell University Press, 2002.

Lloyd's book is part biography, with the most recent research available, and part sociological examination of nineteenth-century France.

Poulet, Georges, and Robert Kopp, Who Was Baudelaire? World Publishing, 1969.

This book is interesting because it blends biography, critical examination, examples of Baudelaire's work, and prints of artwork from the poet's time. Poulet wrote the long critical essay; Kopp wrote the biographical...

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