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A Contrapelo

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. It scarcely admitted—in theory at least—any exceptions to the rule; thus huysmajs 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 run of mankind. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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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, contraprlo by a single volume”. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Huysmans decided to keep certain features of the Naturalist style, such as its use of minutely documented realistic detail, but apply them instead to a portrait of an exceptional individual: Toward a New Decadence?

I do not doubt therefore that it yuysmans in the most admiring, sympathetic and sincere huysmaans faith that he retailed to Huysmans what he had seen during the few moments he spent in Ali Baba ‘s cave.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Huysmans’s former mentor, Zola, was less impressed and gave the book a lukewarm reception. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. 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. This section needs additional citations for verification. 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.

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A contrapelo de Joris-Karl Huysmans: La colección como relato.

It was the heyday of Naturalism, but this school, which should have rendered the inestimable service of giving us huysmanx characters in precisely described settings, had ended up harping on the same old themes and was treading water. In doing so, it broke from Naturalism and became the ultimate example of ” decadent ” literature.

He has lived an extremely decadent life in Paris, which has left him disgusted with huysmqns society. Without telling anyone, he retreats to a house in the countryside. Berlin Alexanderplatz A Doblin. He said to the Morning News: In one of the book’s most surrealistic episodes, he has gemstones set in the shell of a tortoise. I have resolved huysnans spend it reflecting on it. Painting and the Novel. The Legend of the Decadents.


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He fills the house with his eclectic art collection which notably consists of reprints of the paintings of Gustave Moreau. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? 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.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions He conducts a survey of French and Latin literature, rejecting the works approved by the mainstream critics of his day. Cuentos de Canterbury Geoffrey Chaucer.

Eventually, his late nights and idiosyncratic diet take their toll on his health, requiring him to return to Paris or to forfeit his life.

March Learn how and when to remove this template message. Cambridge University Press, pp. El Paraiso Perdido John Milton. A Contrapelo Joris Karl Huysmans. This essay considers that the description of the collections of Des Esseintes, its main character, could be understood as this plot. Other books in this series. Though joris-kafl critics were scandalised, it appealed to a young generation of aesthetes and writers.

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