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The Writer of Modern Life

Essays on Charles Baudelaire

by Walter Benjamin

  • 366 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

  • Poetry & poets: 19th century,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Baudelaire, Charles,,
  • Poetry,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • 1821-1867,
  • European - German,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Reference,
  • Influence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael W. Jennings (Editor), Howard Eiland (Translator), Edmund Jephcott (Translator), Rodney Livingstone (Translator), Harry Zohn (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691781M
    ISBN 100674022874
    ISBN 109780674022874

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