Baudelaire, Sartre and Camus

Garnet Rees

Baudelaire, Sartre and Camus
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Garnet Rees

Distributed for University of Wales Press

86 pages | 8-4/5 x 6
Paper $9.95 ISBN: 9780708306017 Published January 1976 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
This book presents a brief introduction to each writer, centring on a particular work (Les Fleurs du mal, Les Mains sales, La peste) and imediately followed by a commentary on an extract (the Baudelaire poem chose is 'Le Cygne'). Professor Rees ends by presenting some pointers on the nature of twentieth century French literature in general, as a guide to the student beginner.
Journal of European Studies

“The general accounts of Sartre and Camus are models of collectedness and lucidity, uncluttered and firm . . . ” –Journal of European Studies

Choice
“The book is well written and competent . . .” –Choice
Contents
Forward by Eryl O. Davies, H.M.I., Chief Inspector, Wales

Introduction

The Poetry of Baudelaire
 
Commentary on Baudelaire 'Le Cygne'
 
Jean-Paul Sartre and 'Les Mains Sales'
 
Commentary on a Scene from 'Les Mains Sales'
 
Albert Camus and 'La Pests'
 
Commentary on a Passage from 'La Pests'
 
A View of Twentieth-Century French Literature
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