Baudelaire's Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony
This book considers Baudelaire's 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 Baudelaire's own theories of the comic, argues that his prose poetry is best understood as a form of literary caricature.
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Grotesque Figures: Baudelaire, Rousseau, and the Aesthetics of Modernity
Virginia E. Swain
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