image of Huysmans

by Brian R. Banks

Publisher: AMS Press in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Huysmans, J.-K. 1848-1907,
  • Novelists, French -- 19th century -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-266) and index.

StatementBrian R. Banks.
SeriesAMS studies in the nineteenth century,, no. 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2309.H4 Z5233 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2218832M
ISBN 100404614876
LC Control Number89045874

Pocket Book. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_ More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6. ing in his velvet robe with a yellow book in one hand and in the other, a cigarette. He is the image of the dissolute, decadent dilettante that many readers identify with his creator, Joris-Karl Huysmans. However, the real Huysmans was a complex and troubled spiritual seeker who passed through. Such images of men's works and ways abound in Huysmans' books, and they express his unaffected vision of life, his disgust for men and things, a shuddering disgust, yet patient, half-amused. I can well recall an evening spent some years ago in M. Huysmans' company. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory #

Such images of men’s works and ways abound in Huysmans’ books, and they express his unaffected vision of life, his disgust for men and things, a shuddering disgust, yet patient, half-amused. I can well recall an evening spent some years ago in M. Huysmans’ company. `It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn! It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have said what I had to say.'As Joris -Karl Huysmans announced in , Against Nature was fated to be a novel like no other. Resisting the models of classic nineteenth-century fiction, it focuses on the attempts of its anti-hero, the hypersensitive neurotic and.   Having little characters, ideals or concepts, it created less of an image of a classic story and rather a collection of think pieces. Plus - Des Esseintes leaves the city to live in the suburbs, escaping many of the sensual pleasures which are rarely explored in /5(18). Buy Against nature by Joris Karl Huysmans online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $3 - $

The Politics of Insecurity: Fear, Migration and Asylum in the EU (New International Relations) by Huysmans, Jef and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . As Huysmans put it, it took love out of the parlors and palaces and into the real world. He was still dissatisfied with the plots, however, which generally were tales of adulteries and courtships. He envisioned a book which laid out a banquet for the senses, a potpourri of sound, smells and pictures. And thus was A Rebours born.   The novels of Huysmans are so autobiographical that there hardly seems need for an actual biography. Nonetheless, Baldick colours the patches of Huysmans' life between the novels admirably relying largely on letters sent and received to/from friends and fellow novelists, artists, critics, lovers, clergy, and confessors.4/5(6).

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The Image of Huysmans by Brian Banks,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Against Nature, written J.K Huysmans inis the most illness on human body and images are bloody: Most of them, as if ravaged This was a re-reading of Huysmans' Against Nature (A Rebours).

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Buy a cheap copy of Against Nature book by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Resisting the traditional model of nineteenth-century fiction, Joris-Karl Huysman produced in a novel unlike any other of his time. Against Nature is the story Free shipping over $/5(5). Huysmans exerted a profound influence on Oscar Wilde, who read “À Rebours” during his honeymoon, and used it as the template for the unnamed soul-corrupting “yellow book” in “The Author: Adam Leith Gollner.

Joris-Karl Huysmans, original name Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans, (born Feb. 5,Paris, France—diedParis), French writer whose major novels epitomize successive phases of the aesthetic, spiritual, and intellectual life of late 19th-century France.

Huysmans was the only son of a French mother and a Dutch father. At 20 he began a long career in the Ministry of the. Huysmans is known in English for two scandalous books-- Against Nature/A Rebours, the book that defined Decadence, and Down There/La Bas, a thinly fictionalized account of Huysmans' own investigations into Satanism and the s: 2.

Robert Baldick, biographer of Huysmans () and translator of his most famous novel, À Rebours, described his style as ‘one of the strangest literary idioms in existence’. Léon Bloy, a fellow writer and fellow Catholic, described it as ‘continually dragging Mother Image by the hair or the feet down the wormeaten staircase of terrified Released on: Febru ― Joris-Karl Huysmans, Against the Grain Against the Grain (alternately translated as Against Nature) is a slim novel ( pages) where French author Joris-Karl Huysmans () employs a torrent of baroque descriptions and unending streams of rococo linguistic curlicues to write about a bored, jaded aristocrat by the name of Des Esseinte/5(K).

Charles Marie Georges Huysmans was a French novelist who published his works as Joris-Karl Huysmans. He is most famous for the novel À rebours (Against Nature).

His style is remarkable for its idiosyncratic use of the French language, wide-ranging vocabulary, wealth of detailed and sensuous description, and biting, satirical wit/5.

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Presentation: Huysmans’ Odyssey from Naturalism to Catholicism: Presentation. Posted on February 2, Updated on Febru “Il existe de par le monde des gens qui, divisant mon œuvre en deux parties: avant ma conversion, après ma conversion, voudraient absolument me persuader que je dois retirer, faire disparaitre, anéantir la première.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. J.-K. Huysmans (Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), Against the Grain (New York: Lieber and Lewis.

Google allows users to search the Web for images, news, products, video, and other g: Huysmans. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.

Fearing the story was indecent, the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words before publication without Wilde's knowledge. Huysmans' first book, Le drageoir aux épices (, A Dish of Spices), was a collection of prose poems in the manner of Charles Baudelaire.

When it was rejected by several publishers, he finally printed it at his own expense under the name Joris-Karl Huysmans. Later he invented the famous initials "J.-K.". It is the third of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a thinly disguised portrait of the author.

He had already featured the character of Durtal in Là-bas and En route, which recounted his conversion to Catholicism. La Cathédrale continues the story. View the profiles of people named Wim Huysmans. Join Facebook to connect with Wim Huysmans and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to. Born in Paris in and acknowledged as a principal architect of the fin-de-siècle imagination, Joris-Karl Huysmans was a career civil servant who wrote ten novels, most notably A Rebours () and Là-Bas ().

Huysmans died in Robert Baldick (d) translated widely from the French and wrote a biography of Huysmans. A brief analysis of Huysmans' Catholic work published in Michel Salomon's book Art et littérature, in ‘J.-K. Huysmans.’ Published in Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's Le Roman contemporain inthis is essentially a reprint of his famous review of A rebours which first appeared in Le Constitutionnel in Against Nature is Huysmans's great fin-de-siècle novel anticipating many of the strains of modernism in its appreciation of Baudelaire, Moreau, Redon, Mallarmé and Poe.

'It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn. It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have said what I had to say.' As J -K Huysmans announced inAgainst Nature was fated.

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Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). [Warning: this article contains highly disturbing content.] Joris-Karl Huysmans () was a French novelist of Dutch ancestry whose works are notable for their unflinching examination of evil.

Originally a reactionary decadent and Schopenhauerian pessimist, over time Huysmans came to accept that the Christian faith (or the Roman Catholic faith in his particular case) is the .