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Baudelaires Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony Sonya Stephens

Baudelaires Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony

Sonya Stephens

Published March 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780198158776
Hardcover
200 pages
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This book considers Baudelaires prose poetry as an exploration of the duality of the genre. It considers the ironic and parodic aspects of the work and, in the light of Baudelaires own theories of the comic, argues that his prose poetry is bestMoreThis book considers Baudelaires prose poetry as an exploration of the duality of the genre. It considers the ironic and parodic aspects of the work and, in the light of Baudelaires own theories of the comic, argues that his prose poetry is best understood as a form of literary caricature.