"Charles Pierre Baudelaire" was a French poetry/French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering Translation/translator of Edgar Allan Poe.
His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil), expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century. Baudelaire's highly original style of prose-poetry influenced a whole generation of poets including Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud and Stéphane Mallarmé among many others. He is credited with coining the term "modernity" (modernité) to designate the fleeting, ephemeral experience of life in an urban metropolis, and the responsibility art has to capture that experience.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Charles Baudelaire on Wikipedia.