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(Reposted) Sebastian Horsely: Patron Saint of Gutter Decadence

Because the Muse (that divine bitch) and I are ignoring each other’s texts at the moment, I have decided to repost one my personal favorites. I posted this seven years ago, so most (two, three, four?) of my current readers … Continue reading

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Dandy as Prophet

Aside from his role as le poète par excellence of the Decadent period, Charles Baudelaire demonstrated a keen critical eye, evident in his artistic and literary criticism. (Perhaps Baudelaire took to heart Shelley’s insistence that poets function as the unacknowledged … Continue reading

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