Logo

The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire

Large book cover: The Flowers of Evil

The Flowers of Evil
by

Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 1449555438

Description:
As you read these stark and beautiful poems you may see into the tortured psyche of the poet who wrote them. The poems themselves cover many subjects in traditional symbolist style, from cats to gypsies to corpses to a whole section on wine. A must for any student of poetry.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Perverted Proverbs: A Manual of Immorals for the ManyPerverted Proverbs: A Manual of Immorals for the Many
by - Project Gutenberg
Virtue its own reward? Alas! And what a poor one as a rule! Be Virtuous and Life will pass Like one long term of Sunday-School. In this 'manual' Harry Graham takes issue with conventional pearls of wisdom in rhyming verse.
(6513 views)
Book cover: Phantasmagoria and Other PoemsPhantasmagoria and Other Poems
by - eBooks@Adelaide
Known for pointing out the absurdities of life in his fiction and poetry, Carroll took paranormal belief to the extreme in the satirical poem Phantasmagoria, the humorous story of an annoying ghost that is assigned to haunt a new house.
(6067 views)
Book cover: Moonlit JourneyMoonlit Journey
by
Please join me on this quest through dark passages -- yet there are rays of hope throughout as we seek paradise. This book contains a range of poetic and prosaic writing styles in one compilation that is thick with liminalism and imagery.
(5730 views)
Book cover: The Works of Alexander PopeThe Works of Alexander Pope
by - J. B. Smith & co.
This volume comprises the works of Alexander Pope. It includes The Rape of the Lock, The Dunciad as well as several epitaphs, essays and epistles. It also contains poems that Pope wrote in his youth, which imitate the styles of several poets.
(7361 views)