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Charles Pierre
[sharl pyer] /ʃarl pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1821–67, French poet and critic.
Contemporary Examples

It was in one such club at the bottom end of the Champs Élysées, which was then under construction, that Baudelaire first saw her.
Baudelaire’s Femme Fatale Muse James MacManus May 6, 2013

Whitman is made to share a chapter, lumped in with Proust, Wilde, and Baudelaire, in which he is allotted a mere paragraph.
John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature Malcolm Forbes November 28, 2013

Baudelaire had just turned 21, and was enjoying a substantial inheritance from his father.
Baudelaire’s Femme Fatale Muse James MacManus May 6, 2013

Baudelaire, very much the well-dressed young dandy, was watching from his carriage across the street.
Baudelaire’s Femme Fatale Muse James MacManus May 6, 2013

Conan the Barbarian wants to talk about Baudelaire, Kurosawa, his hopes and dreams.
Conan Gets Emotional Adam Auriemma August 20, 2011

Historical Examples

To Baudelaire, the trier of mens souls, the Tempter, was as real a person as he was to Job.
Devil Stories Various

Baudelaire is little known and much misunderstood in England.
Figures of Several Centuries Arthur Symons

Baudelaire’s infinitely slighter volume of genius apart, he was a sort of Hawthorne reversed.
Instigations Ezra Pound

It is in such glimpses as these that we see something of Baudelaire in his letters.
Figures of Several Centuries Arthur Symons

And to Baudelaire’s account must be laid much artificial morbid writing.
Egoists James Huneker

Charles Pierre (ʃarl pjɛr). 1821–67, French poet, noted for his macabre imagery; author of Les fleurs du mal (1857)


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