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President's Speaker Series: R Howard Bloch 'Charles Baudelaire and the Question of Modernity'

Published on Jun 17, 2015
In a talk titled 'Charles Baudelaire and the Question of Modernity', Professor R. Howard Bloch explored the themes of exile and return, the appearance of the Classical past in the present, new feelings for time, the advent of the “flâneur” or stroller in city streets, and the role of crowds in Charles Baudelaire's works.

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