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By Laure Katsaros

As long island and Paris started to modernize, new modes of leisure, similar to panoramas, dioramas, and images, appeared poised to take where of the extra advanced types of literary expression. Dioramas and images have been invented in Paris yet quickly unfold to the USA, forming a part of an more and more common idiom of the spectacle. This courageous new global of technologically complicated yet crudely mimetic spectacles haunts either Whitman's imaginative and prescient of recent York and Baudelaire's view of Paris. In New York-Paris, Katsaros explores the pictures of the mid-nineteenth-century urban within the poetry of either Whitman and Baudelaire and seeks to illustrate that, via projecting a picture of the other's urban onto his personal, each one poet attempted to withstand the it sounds as if impossible to resist ahead momentum of modernity instead of create a paradigmatically chuffed mix of "high" and "low" culture.

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