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My Fantoms (New York Review Books Classics)

NYRB Classics (Aug 5, 2008)
Paperback – 192 pages
ISBN: 159017271X / 9781590172711
Théophile Gautier is a dominant figure in nineteenth-century French literature and a complex and alluring one. No one so epitomized the “Bohemian artist” as this friend of Victor Hugo and Baudelaire who is credited with coining the slogan “Art for Art’s Sake.” At the same time, Gautier was one of...