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49 Poems from The Flowers of Evil

Charles Baudelaire

Narrator Paul Edwards

Publisher: Astorg Audio

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Les fleurs du mal, in English The Flowers of Evil, is a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire. The poems deal with themes relating to decadence and eroticism. The author and the publisher were prosecuted in France under the regime of the Second Empire as an "outrage aux bonnes mœurs" ("an insult to public decency"). Because of this prosecution, Baudelaire was fined 300 francs. Victor Hugo announced that Baudelaire had created "un nouveau frisson" (a new shudder, a new thrill) in literature.The list of the 49 poems from The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire: The Shooting-Range and the Cemetery, The Marksman, The Owls, The Little Old Women, The Ideal, The Invitation to the Voyage, The Glass-Vendor, The Ghost, The Gifts of the Moon, The Eyes of Beauty, The Flask, The Desire to Paint, The Double Chamber, The Confiteor of the Artist, The Corpse, The Death of the Poor, The Benediction, Robed in a Silken Robe, Sonnet of Autumn, Spleen, Sunset, The Accursed, Little Poems in Prose - The Stranger, Mist and Rain, Music, Reversibility, Gypsies Travelling, Intoxication, La Beatrice, Bien Loin D'ici, Contemplation, Every Man His Chimæra, Already, An Allegory, At One O'clock in the Morning, A Landscape, A Madrigal Of Sorrow, Venus and the Fool, What is Truth, To a Brown Beggar-Maid, To a Madonna, The Wine of Lovers, The Voyage, The Thyrsus - To Franz Liszt, The Sky, The Soul of Wine, The Swan, The Remorse of the Dead, The Seven Old Men.
Duration: about 2 hours (01:53:34)
Publishing date: 2014-01-01; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —