Last edited by Fauzuru
Sunday, August 2, 2020 | History

2 edition of life of J-K. Huysmans. found in the catalog.

life of J-K. Huysmans.

Robert Baldick

life of J-K. Huysmans.

by Robert Baldick

  • 343 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Huysmans, J.-K. -- 1848-1907.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination12, 425p.,5 plates ;
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13712144M

    The late-nineteenth-century conversion story, En Route, by J.K. Huysmans () is a book that penetrates deeply into the mind of the is an autobiographical yet fictional account of the return journey to the Church of a famous French art critic and novelist in decadent Paris.   ns () is the cult author par excellence of the 19th century. Brendan King is a freelancewriter, reviewer and translator with a special interest in late nineteenth-century French fiction. His Ph.D. is on the life and work of ns.

      J.K Huysmans - Against Nature BOOK REVIEW Better Than Food. J.K Huysmans / Anniversary Thank You / Whiskey Tasting BOOK REVIEW Jordan B. Peterson on 12 Rules for Life - . Les Soeurs Vatard, described by its author as a "lewd but exact" slice of life, was J.-K. Huysmans' second ns abandoned poetry and turned to the novel at a time when the works of Emile Zola were intensely controversial; Les Soeurs Vatard is dedicated to Zola by "his fervent admirer and devoted friend."In it, Huysmans vividly depicts the scene that for his generation of French.

      Infamous as the inspiration for the novel which slowly corrupts Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, Joris-Karl Huysmans' Against Nature (A Rebours) 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. Des Esseintes is a decadent, ailing aristocrat who retreats to an Reviews:   See this legally free ebook: En Route, by J. K. Huysmans, translated by W. Fleming (eBook released Decem , prepared by Camille François, Suzanne Shell, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team). Available in various formats at Project Gutenberg. On World Goth Day, a secular celebration of Goth subculture, patterned after the Dark.


Share this book
You might also like
Requisites and methods in surgery

Requisites and methods in surgery

Minneapolis property and housing survey

Minneapolis property and housing survey

Last things first

Last things first

Academic degrees

Academic degrees

Healthy baking

Healthy baking

Investment in the United States.

Investment in the United States.

Socialism and American life

Socialism and American life

An autobiography

An autobiography

origin of the Grail legend

origin of the Grail legend

College Keyboarding-Typing Intermedia

College Keyboarding-Typing Intermedia

PBS We Like the Beach Brd Bk (Pebble Soup)

PBS We Like the Beach Brd Bk (Pebble Soup)

What the pastor can do

What the pastor can do

Communicating in Public

Communicating in Public

Health maintenance organizations

Health maintenance organizations

Life of J-K. Huysmans by Robert Baldick Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Baldick’s biography of JK Huysmans reads as vividly as a great turn of the century novel. In a remarkable portrait of the great decadent, Huysmans, the reader is delivered extraordinary details and insight into the great writer’s life and by:   Originally published inthe updated edition is still regarded as the standard work of reference on the life and work of J-K Huysmans.

It is published by Dedalus, who also publish many of Huysmans' novels. I first discovered Huysmans' work via his novel 'La-Bas' which I 4/5(6). First published fifty years ago, Baldick's classic biography presents a compelling narrative of Huysmans' life and work in all its various phases - from the Naturalism of the s to the Decadence of the s, and from the occult vogue of the s to the Catholic Revival of the turn of the century - and it is written with such impeccable scholarship that it is still relied on today as regards matters of fact and detail.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baldick, Robert. Life of J.-K. Huysmans. Oxford: Clarendon Press, First published fifty years ago, Baldick’s classic biography presents a compelling narrative of Huysmans’ life and work in all its various phases — from the Naturalism of the s to the Decadence of the s, and from the occult vogue of the s to the Catholic Revival of the turn of the century — and it is written with such impeccable scholarship that it is still relied on today as.

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 life of J-K.

Huysmans. book Wikipedia article. Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), Against the Grain (New York: Lieber and Lewis. First published fifty years ago, Baldick's classic biography presents a compelling narrative of Huysmans' life and work in all its various phases - from the Naturalism of the s to the Decadence of the s, and from the occult vogue of the s to the Catholic Revival of the turn of the century - and it is written with such impeccable scholarship that it is still relied on today as regards matters of fact and s: 4.

Là-Bas, translated as Down There or The Damned, is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans, first published in It is Huysmans' most famous work after À rebours.

Là-Bas deals with the subject of Satanism in contemporary France, and the novel stirred a certain amount of controversy on its first appearance.

It is the first of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a. J.-K. Huysmans () À rebours marked a watershed in Huysmans' career. His early works had been Naturalist in style, being realistic depictions of the drudgery and squalor of working- and lower-middle-class life in Paris.

However, by the early s, Huysmans regarded this. 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 Interior, writing many of his novels on official time (and notepaper).

The premise of the novel is simple and follows the seclusion of Jean des Esseintes, the last member of a once powerful and noble family. Having lived an extremely decadent life in 19th-century bourgeois Parisian society, Des Esseintes finds himself disgusted with the life he once led and retreats to a house in the countryside.

Aside from his definitive biography of J.-K. Huysmans, his books include The Life and Times of Frédérick Lemaître (), The First Bohemian: the Life of Pages: After reading "Submission" by Michel Houllebecq, where the main character's career revolves around J.K.

Huysmans and "The Strange Death of Europe" by Douglas Murray, which mentions the book "Au Rebours" and the author's journey to salvation, I decided I should try reading the book s: First published fifty years ago, Baldick's classic biography presents a compelling narrative of Huysmans' life and work in all its various phases - from the Naturalism of the s to the Decadence.

Description of the book "The Life of J.-K. Huysmans": Robert Baldick's Life of J.-K. Huysmans has become not just a standard reference work, to be consulted as regularly as the writing of the author whose life it chronicles, but a work of literature in its own right.

First published fifty years ago, Baldick's classic biography presents a. Durtal's experiences throughout Huysmans' work reflect the author's real life.

Huysmans became a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in for his work at the Ministry of the Interior, and was promoted to Officier in in honor of his contribution to French literature.

First published fifty years ago, Baldick's classic biography presents a compelling narrative of Huysmans' life and work in all its various phases - from the Naturalism of the s to the Decadence of the s, and from the occult vogue of the s to the Catholic Revival of the turn of the century - and it is written with such impeccable scholarship that it is still relied on today as regards matters of fact and detail.5/5(1).

Letter from ns January to Dom Besse from the book: ‘The Road From Decadence From Brothel to Cloister Selected Letters of J.K. Huysmans’. YOUR SONG Poem by Joseph Mary Plunkett. If I have you then I have everything In One, and that One nothing of them all Nor all compounded, and within the wall Beneath the tower I wait to hear.

The Life of J.-K. Huysmans speaks for itself –in glorious detail, you have a compelling narrative of his life and work in all its various phases –from Naturalism of the s to the Decadence of the s, and from the occult vogue of the s to the Catholic Revival of.

This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots.

Joris-Karl Huysmans: | | ||| | Joris-Karl Huysmans | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the.In the last novel of his life--after the gaudy stylistic efflorescence of A rebours, after the flamboyantly infernal descriptions of Liz-bas--J.-K.

Huysmans began by returning in Les Foules de Lourdes () to the naturalist work of observation and recording.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.