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A Rebours

Joris-Karl Huysmans

A Rebours

by Joris-Karl Huysmans

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Open LibraryOL8171972M
ISBN 100828860769
ISBN 109780828860765

As Huysmans’s work is celebrated, the timing is ideal to read his novel À rebours, translated into English as Against Nature. Controversial and sensual in equal parts, it still retains its power more than a century after it was published in during an era, much like today, filled with unprecedented changes and anxieties.   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 of Des Esseintes, an aesthete who attempts to escape Paris and, along with it, the vulgarity of modern Life. As Des Esseintes hides Pages:

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À rebours Joris-Karl Huysmans Limited preview - À rebours Op het breukvlak van twee eeuwen, Volume 2 Jan Romein Snippet view - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: A rebours Volume of Pocket classiques: Author: Joris-Karl Huysmans: Translated by: Daniel Mortier: Contributor: Daniel Mortier.   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 aesthete, Des Esseintes, to escape Paris and the vulgarity /5(5).


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A Rebours by Joris-Karl Huysmans Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book mention is made of Barbey D'Aurevilly, and the book Les Diaboliques: She Devils (Empire of the Senses). This is a book of short stories and is well worth a read. This is a book of short stories and is well worth a by: This book is truly an unbelievable satisfying read.

One needs to have a pretty high command of the English language to truly follow the ups and downs, the ins and outs of this authors (in a way: rants) about the classics of his era/5(9). This book is a big fantasy of reclusion, of elegancy, of sophistication.

Give yourself some time and be an eccentric for a day. If you read it with a sense of humor, you'll find an enjoyable piece of French décadentisme, certainly on the periphery of the Western Canon, but representative of a way to view life/5(17).

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process/5(36).

About Against Nature (A Rebours) The infamous inspiration for the novel which slowly corrupts Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray is translated by Robert Baldick with an introduction by Patrick McGuinness in Penguin Classics.

A wildly original fin-de-siècle novel, Against Nature contains only one character. (A Rebours) by Joris-Karl Huysmans The best-known example of fin-de-siècle decadence, this novel has been banned and expurgated for years. (We suggest that readers not undertake this book until they have attained the age of 65!).

That is the trap into which Des Esseintes falls in Huysmans' experimental novel, called A Rebours in the French, variously translated in English as Against the Grain or Against Esseintes is the false iconoclast, the man who is obsessed with being different for its own sake, but who does not know himself/5(3).

8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Decadent novel À rebours, or, Against Nature. This is the earliest edition the British Library holds of À rebours, a novel published by the French. 47 rows  "A rebours" is a novel by a French writer (translated: "Against the forward direction").

A Rebours is basically a series of works of art that the author likes/dislikes and the why, taking chapters and chapters to explain. It's basically a book that recommends other books, and authors, and plants, and aromas There are really good chapters, and really boring ones/5(9).

Overview Originally published in French under the title “À Rebours” in and translated into English in“Against Nature”, also known as “Against the Grain”, is a book by Joris-Karl Huysmans and is well described by its subtitle “A Novel Without a Plot”/5(10).

A rebours de J.-K. Huysmans book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. “A Rebours” is a curious, ridiculous and puerile book which a few spirits will always cherish with an indulgent and amused affection. It lies embedded in the end of the nineteenth century like a jewelled and perfumed corpse, stiff, cold, putrescent, overladen with rigid and heavy colours.4/5.

More than a century after his death, Joris-Karl Huysmans, best known for his novel “À Rebours,” has found a modern soul mate in the form of another French novelist, Michel Houellebecq.

Joris-Karl Author: Adam Leith Gollner. About the Book "A rebours" is a novel by a French writer (translated: "Against the forward direction"). All the novel is concentrate in one eccentric character and it's inner life: Jean des Esseintes. This upper-class antihero is an aesthete who loath his contemporaries and lives retreated in his once splendid and rich home, where he collects 5/5(2).

Get this from a library. A rebours. [Joris-Karl Huysmans; Daniel Grojnowski; Maylis de Kerangal] -- Exemple d'antiroman, l'oeuvre de Huysmans entremêle à son récit des contes, des poèmes en prose, des considérations diverses.

Cette édition conforme à l'originale comporte des commentaires de. Get this from a library. A rebours. [J -K Huysmans] COVID Resources.

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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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), A rebours. Paris: Impr. nationale, (OCoLC) Material Type.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Publish your book with B&: CreateSpace Publishing.That is the trap into which Des Esseintes falls in Huysmans' experimental novel, called A Rebours in the French, variously translated in English as Against the Grain or Against Nature.

Des Esseintes is the false iconoclast, the man who is obsessed with being different for its own sake, but who does not know himself/5().Description.

The Yellow Book was a fashionable magazine which ran from –97, taking its name from the notorious covering into which controversial French novels were placed at the is, in fact, a ‘yellow book’ which corrupts Dorian Gray in Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray; this generally thought to be Joris-Karl Huysmans’s À rebours ().