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Rojo y Negro Stendhal. Little Contapelo Everywhere Celeste Ng. 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. Montesquiou’s furnishings bear a strong resemblance to those in Des Esseintes’s house:. Tristam Shandy Laurence Sterne. Lethal White Robert Galbraith.

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Translated by Donald Davie [10]. He then cancels his trip and returns home, convinced that only disillusion would await him if he were to follow through with his plans. In another episode, he decides to visit London after reading the novels of Charles Dickens.

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Whistler rushed to congratulate Huysmans the next day on his ‘marvellous’ book. In one of the book’s most surrealistic episodes, he has gemstones set in the shell of a tortoise. 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.


He fills the house with his eclectic art collection which notably consists of reprints of the paintings of Gustave Moreau. 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: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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