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Against Nature: A New Translation of 'a Rebours' (Penguin Classics)

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Or did I just read the passages about the "perfume organ" and the jewel encrusted turtle and later assumed I had read the rest? There really isn’t any dialogue or other characters, nor is there any plot or storyline in the ordinary sense of the term, rather, the novel describes the details of Des Esseintes’s life as a monk of the sensual. Still, the semblances are striking, although the differences forbid any possible thoughts of one author relying too heavily on the other.

Bu öztürkçeci abimiz mesaisini kitap okunmasın diye harcamış sanki, sinirce kelimesini okurken bir yerden sonra buhranlar geçirmedim değil. Des Esseintes is an eccentric, a decadent, a misanthrope, and an aesthete, who is also obsessed with death and decay.

The iconoclast doesn’t look left and right to see what everyone else is doing before they act, because their actions aren’t defined by conforming to or rejecting what others do. Ultimately his private physician offers him the choice: go back into the world and regain your physical health, or retreat into your own mind and suffer. The story of a young prostitute, it was closer to Naturalism and brought him to the attention of Émile Zola. Madem ki çöküş kesin ve toplum bir irin ve ruhun Baudelarie’cı cevabı any where out of the world ise yapılacak tek şey devinimden imgeleme sığınmaktır. Huysmans's work was known for his idiosyncratic use of the French language, extensive vocabulary, detailed and sensuous descriptions, and biting, satirical wit.

Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.Critical reviews by Léon Bloy of À rebours, En rade, and Là-bas published contemporaneously, in various journals or reviews, as Huysmans's novels came out over the years, in 1884, 1887, 1891, can be found, collected together and published 6 years after Huysmans's death, in book form, in On Huysmans' Tomb. The Durtal Trilogy [ permanent dead link], edited by Joseph Saint-George with notes by Smithbridge Sharpe, Ex Fontibus, 2016 (Alternative site) Archived 2016-10-11 at the Wayback Machine. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.

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