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Another Loss to Western Civilization

–or, what is left of it. Requiescat in pace, Jacques Barzun.

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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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