The Poems and Prose Poems of Charles Baudelaire With an Introductory Preface By James Huneker (Classic Reprint)

The Poems and Prose Poems of Charles Baudelaire With an Introductory Preface By James Huneker (Classic Reprint)


via JAMES HUNEKER. For the sentimental no higher foe exists than the iconoclast who dissipates literary legends. And he's in another country these days. these golden instances once they gossiped of De Quincey senormous opium intake, of the gin absorbed by means of light Charles Lamb, of Coleridge sdark methods, Byron sescapades, and Shelley satheism sadly! into what pale limbo have they vanished. Poe, too, whom we observed in fancy reeling from Eichmond to Baltimore, Baltimore to Philadelphia, Philadelphia to long island. these prevalent interesting anecdotes have long gone the best way of all such jerry-built spooks. We now be aware of Poe to were a guy affliction on the time of his loss of life from cerebral lesion, a guy who drank at durations and little. Dr. Guerrier of Paris has exploded a darling superstition approximately De Quincey sopium-eating.
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