Artificial Paradises: Baudelaire'S Masterpiece on Hashish [Audiobook] download free by Charles Baudelaire

Artificial Paradises: Baudelaire'S Masterpiece on Hashish Audiobook download free by Charles Baudelaire
  • Listen audiobook: Artificial Paradises: Baudelaire'S Masterpiece on Hashish
  • Author: Charles Baudelaire
  • Release date: 1996/9/11
  • Publisher: KENSINGTON PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780806514833
  • Rating: 8.67 of 10
  • Votes: 513
  • Review by: Wilder Haugen
  • Review rating: 9.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Duration: 2H36M25S in 256 kbps (40.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-02
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MP3, WMA, MP4, MPEG4, FLAC (compression TAR.BZ, ZIP, TAR, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 204
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M56S (4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: At the time of its release in 1860, Charles Baudelaire's Artificial Paradises (Les Paradis Artificiels) met with immediate praise. One of the most important French symbolists, Baudelaire led a debauched, violent, and ultimately tragic life, dying an opium addict in 1867. This book, a response to Thomas De Quincey's Confessions of an Opium Eater, serves as a memoir of Baudelaire's last years. In this beautifully wrought portrait of the effects of wine, opium, and hashish on the mind, Baudelaire captures the dreamlike visions he experienced during his narcotic trances. These hallucinations, sometimes exquisite, sometimes disturbing, and the delusions of grandeur that often accompanied them, constitute the Paradis Artificiels, the gorgeous yet false worlds of ecstasy that eventually led to his ruin. Contrasting the effects of hashish and opium with those of wine, Baudelaire concludes that 'wine exalts the will, hashish destroys it' and makes idlers of all those who use it.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets, Abnormal Psychology, Literary Studies: General
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.31 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x11mm
  • Weight: 307g
  • Printed by: Citadel Press
  • Published in: New York, United States

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