A Contrapelo by Joris Karl Huysmans, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Title: A contrapelo de Joris-Karl Huysmans: La colección como relato. (Spanish); Alternate Title: Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans: Collecting as a. Joris-Karl Huysmans [É¥ismɒ̃˕s] [1], nom d’usage de Charles Marie y un profundo pesimismo, especialmente su obra más conocida, A contrapelo (À.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Whistler rushed to congratulate Huysmans the next day on his ‘marvellous’ book.

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The extra weight on the creature’s back causes its death. Huysmans initially tried to placate him by claiming the book was still in the Naturalist style and that Des Esseintes’s opinions and tastes were not his own. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat At the very moment that Wilde was falling in with social patterns, he was confronted with a book which even in its title defied them. Huysmans decided to keep certain features of the Naturalist style, such as its use of minutely documented realistic detail, but jorix-karl them instead to a portrait of an exceptional individual: The Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Fausto Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Rojo y Negro Stendhal. It was being reviewed everywhere as the guidebook of decadence. The references in Dorian Gray to specific chapters are deliberately inaccurate. This essay considers that the description of the collections of Des Esseintes, its main character, could be understood as this plot. Can’t you arise From memory, and triumph, grow Contdapelo a form of conjuration Robed in an iron folio?

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Users should refer to the joris-marl published version of the material for the full abstract. Richard Ellmann describes the effect of the book in his biography of Oscar Wilde:.


However, when they met in July, Zola told Huysmans that the book had been a “terrible blow to Naturalism” and accused him of “leading the school astray” and “burning [his] boats with such a book”, claiming that “no type of literature was possible in this genre, exhausted by a single volume”.

Paterson William Carlos Williams. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This abstract may be abridged. Eventually, his late nights and idiosyncratic diet take their toll on his health, requiring him to return to Paris or to forfeit his life. In other projects Wikiquote. He fills the house with his eclectic art collection which notably consists of reprints of the paintings of Gustave Moreau.

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He dines at an English restaurant in Paris while waiting for his train and is delighted by the resemblance of the people to his notions derived from literature. We’re featuring millions of their reader huymans on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Crimen y Castigo Fyodor M Dostoevsky. While he slowly drifted away from the Naturalists, Huysmans won new friends among the Symbolist and Catholic writers whose work he had praised in his novel.

He was shown, too, a sled picturesquely placed on a snow-white bearskin, a library of rare s in suitably-coloured bindings and the remains of an unfortunate tortoise whose shell had been coated with gold paint.

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. Huysmans predicted his novel would be a failure with the public and critics: He conducts a survey of French and Latin literature, rejecting the works approved by the mainstream critics of his day.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Manchester University Press, pp. El Paraiso Perdido John Milton. Without telling anyone, he retreats to a house in the countryside. Wikiquote has quotations related to: However, remote access to EBSCO’s databases from non-subscribing institutions is not allowed if the purpose of the use is for commercial gain through cost reduction or avoidance for a non-subscribing institution.


A Contrapelo

Cuentos de Canterbury Geoffrey Chaucer. It scarcely admitted—in theory at least—any exceptions to the rule; thus it limited itself to depicting common existence, and struggled, under the pretext of being true to life, to create characters who would be as close as possible to the average joriw-karl of mankind.

University of Delaware Press, pp. Berlin Alexanderplatz A Doblin. The Legend of the Decadents. What were all the evangelical pharmacopoeias beside his treatises of spiritual hygiene? I have resolved to spend it reflecting on it.

However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. Moris-karl Contrapelo Joris Karl Huysmans. He rejects the academically respectable Latin authors of the ” Golden Age ” such as Virgil and Ciceropreferring later ” Silver Age ” writers such as Petronius and Apuleius as well as works of early Christian literature, whose style was usually dismissed as the “barbarous” product of the Dark Ages.

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Though many critics were scandalised, it appealed to a young generation of aesthetes and writers. Looking for beautiful books?

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