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Remote access to EBSCO’s databases is permitted to patrons huysmanw subscribing institutions accessing from remote locations for personal, non-commercial use. Cambridge University Press, pp. Motte, Dean De La Huysmans predicted his novel would be a failure with the public and critics: While he slowly drifted away contfapelo the Naturalists, Huysmans won new friends among the Symbolist and Catholic writers whose work he had praised in his novel.

In other projects Wikiquote. He has lived an extremely decadent life in Paris, which has left him disgusted with human society. Montesquiou’s furnishings bear a strong resemblance to those in Des Esseintes’s house:. Huysmans initially tried to placate him by claiming the book was still in the Naturalist style and that Des Esseintes’s opinions and tastes joris–karl not his own.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. 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.


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. The epigraph to the novel is a quotation from the Flemish mystic Jan van Ruusbroec: The Legend of the Decadents. The book’s plot is said to have dominated the action of Dorian, causing him to live an amoral life of sin and hedonism. This essay considers that the description of the collections of Des Esseintes, its main character, could be understood as this plot. I have resolved to spend it reflecting on it.

A Contrapelo

Retrieved from ” https: Novels by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Painting and the Novel. The Best Books of Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. 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”.

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However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. He fills the house with his eclectic art collection which notably consists of reprints of the paintings of Gustave Moreau. He conducts a survey of French and Latin literature, rejecting the works approved by the mainstream critics of his day. Book ratings by Goodreads.