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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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.

Cuentos de Canterbury Geoffrey Chaucer. In one of the book’s most surrealistic episodes, he has gemstones set in the shell of a tortoise.

In other projects Wikiquote. The references in Dorian Gray to specific chapters are deliberately inaccurate.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Best Books of His early works had cotnrapelo 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

Contemporary Fiction English Language: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Schopenhauerhe exclaims, has seen the truth, and he clearly expressed it in his philosophy.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the last lines of the book, he compares his return to human society to that of a non-believer trying to embrace religion.

We use cookies joris-kzrl give you the best possible experience. This abstract may be abridged. The epigraph to the novel is a quotation from the Flemish mystic Jan van Ruusbroec: This essay considers that the description of the collections of Des Esseintes, its main character, could be understood as this plot.

When Joris-Karl Huysmans Against Nature was published init was considered a novel without a plot.

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. Cambridge University Press, noris-karl. Nelson, Robert Jay 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 run of mankind.


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

Toward a New Decadence? The Legend of the Decadents. Montesquiou’s furnishings bear a strong resemblance to those in Des Esseintes’s house:. He conducts a survey of French and Latin literature, rejecting the works approved by the mainstream critics of his day. Translated by Donald Davie [10]. A Huhsmans Joris Karl Huysmans.

Eventually, his late nights and idiosyncratic diet take their toll on his health, requiring him to return to Paris or to forfeit his life. Huysmans predicted his novel would be a failure with the public and critics: The extra weight on the creature’s back causes its death.

The book’s plot is said to have dominated the action of Dorian, causing him to live an amoral life of sin and hedonism. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. English Copyright of Goya is the property of Fundacion Lazaro Galdiano and its huysmajs may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder’s express written permission.

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