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Joris-Karl Huysmans.

by George Ross Ridge

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Huysmans, J.-K. 1848-1907 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 117-120.

    SeriesTwayne"s world authors series, 31
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2309.H4 Z68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5535575M
    LC Control Number67012271

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    Huysmans' gaudy, shocking and largely autobiographical novel La-Baswas described by one critic as 'even more disquieting' than his masterpiece, A Rebours (Against follows Durtal, a shy, censorious man, who is writing a biography of Gilles de Rais, the fifteenth-century child murderer and supposed original for 'Bluebeard'. Durtal is bored and disgusted by the vulgarity of everyday /5(20).   Against The Grain, or Against Nature - audiobook Joris-Karl HUYSMANS ( - ), translated by John HOWARD (-) "THE BOOK THAT DORIAN GRAY LOVED AND THAT INSPIRED OSCAR WILDE". Such is the.

      [PDF] [EPUB] The Cathedral Download by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Download The Cathedral by Joris-Karl Huysmans in PDF EPUB format complete free. Brief Summary of Book: The Cathedral by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Here is a quick description and cover image of book The Cathedral written by Joris-Karl Huysmans which was published in You can read. Joris-Karl HUYSMANS ( - ), translated by Keene WALLIS (-) The plot of Là-Bas concerns the novelist Durtal, who is disgusted by the emptiness and vulgarity of the modern world. He seeks relief by turning to the study of the Middle Ages and begins to research the life of the notorious 15th-century child-murderer Gilles de Rais.


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