Definition of Baudelaire, Charles in English:

Baudelaire, Charles

Line breaks: Charles Baude|laire
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊd(ə)lɛː
, bodlɛʀ/
( 1821–67), French poet and critic; full name Charles Pierre Baudelaire. He is largely known for Les Fleurs du mal (1857), a series of 101 lyrics that explore his isolation and melancholy and the attraction of evil and the macabre.



Pronunciation: /ˌbəʊd(ə)ˈlɛːrɪən/
adjective& noun
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  • Yet this homage to the heroic model of Baudelairean modernity is, of course, a semiparodic one.
  • It is a near precise opposite to Bataille's notion, that history comes to press in on the Baudelairean project and, like Freud's unconscious, becomes all the stronger the more it is repressed.
  • Those encounters, which back to a Baudelairean view of the city and the relationship between the individual and the crowd are completely fascinating.

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