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Against Nature: A Rebours

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Publication Date: 2004
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Huysmans, Joris Karl;Baldick, Robert;Huysmans, J.K.;McGuinness, Patrick
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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. 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-siecle novel, Against Nature contains only one character. Des Esseintes is a decadent, ailing aristocrat who retreats to an isolated villa where her indulges his taste for luxury and excess. Veering between nervous excitability and debilitating ennui, he gluts his aesthetic appetites with classical literature and art, exotic jewels (with which he fatally encrusts the shell of his tortoise), rich perfumes and a kaleidoscope of sensual experiences. Against Nature , in the words of the author, exploded like a meteorite and has enjoyed a cult following to this day. This revised edition of Robert Baldick s lucid translation features a new introduction and a chronology, and reproduces Huysmans original 1903 preface as well as a selection of reviews from writers including Mallarme, Zola and Wilde. Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848-1907) is now recognized as one of the most challenging and innovative figures in European literature and an acknowledged principal architect of the fin-de-siecle imagination. He was a career civil servant who wrote ten novels, most notably A Rebours and La-Bas . If you enjoyed Against Nature , you might like Huysmans The Damned (La-Bas) , also available in Penguin Classics . Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140447637

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. 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-siecle novel, Against Nature contains only one character. Des Esseintes is a decadent, ailing aristocrat who retreats to an isolated villa where her indulges his taste for luxury and excess. Veering between nervous excitability and debilitating ennui, he gluts his aesthetic appetites with classical literature and art, exotic jewels (with which he fatally encrusts the shell of his tortoise), rich perfumes and a kaleidoscope of sensual experiences. Against Nature , in the words of the author, exploded like a meteorite and has enjoyed a cult following to this day. This revised edition of Robert Baldick s lucid translation features a new introduction and a chronology, and reproduces Huysmans original 1903 preface as well as a selection of reviews from writers including Mallarme, Zola and Wilde. Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848-1907) is now recognized as one of the most challenging and innovative figures in European literature and an acknowledged principal architect of the fin-de-siecle imagination. He was a career civil servant who wrote ten novels, most notably A Rebours and La-Bas . If you enjoyed Against Nature , you might like Huysmans The Damned (La-Bas) , also available in Penguin Classics . Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140447637

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Book Description: 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. 127mm x 18mm x 196mm. Paperback. The hero of this curious novel is des Esseintes, a neurasthenic aristocrat who has turned his back on the vulgarity of modern life and retreated to an isolated country villa. Here, accompa.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 242 pages. 0.204. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140447637

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Book Description: Penguin Group USA, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2004. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 5x7.75. A decadent aging arristocrat retreats to an isolated villa where he indulges his taste for luxury and excess. Art, literature and sensual experience occupy his day as he strives to battle ennui.First published in French in 1884, this is a revised edition of a translation by Robert Baldick. xxxvi+242 pages, Introduction, Further Reading Published @ $14.00. Bookseller Inventory # 14259

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