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.

Author: Samubei Dudal
Country: Antigua & Barbuda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 14 March 2008
Pages: 386
PDF File Size: 3.32 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.52 Mb
ISBN: 384-1-15468-738-8
Downloads: 33370
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nikosida

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: This abstract may be abridged. It was the heyday of Naturalism, but this school, which should have rendered the inestimable service of giving us real characters in precisely described settings, had ended up harping on the same old themes and was treading water.

Montesquiou’s furnishings bear a strong resemblance to those in Des Esseintes’s house:. He was shown, too, a sled picturesquely placed on a snow-white bearskin, a library of rare books in suitably-coloured bindings and the remains of an unfortunate tortoise whose shell had been coated with gold paint.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Translated by Donald Davie [10].

Read en-route-joris-karl-huysmans

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions While he slowly drifted away from the Naturalists, Huysmans won new friends among the Symbolist and Catholic writers whose work he had praised in his novel. He conducts a survey of French and Latin literature, rejecting the works approved by the mainstream critics of his day.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of He fills the house with his eclectic art collection which notably consists of reprints of the paintings of Gustave Moreau. Eventually, his late nights and idiosyncratic diet take their toll on his health, requiring him to return to Paris or to forfeit his life. Rojo y Negro Stendhal.


Berlin Alexanderplatz A Doblin. Schopenhauerhe exclaims, has seen the truth, and he clearly expressed it in his philosophy. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use.

Himnos a la Noche – Enrique de Ofterdingen Novalis. In another episode, he decides to visit London after reading the novels of Charles Dickens. University of Delaware Press, pp. Cuentos de Canterbury Geoffrey Chaucer.

A Contrapelo

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. Wikiquote has quotations related to: March Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Contemporary Fiction English Language: When Joris-Karl Huysmans Against Nature was published init was considered a novel without a plot. In other projects Wikiquote.

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

His early works had been Naturalist in style, being realistic depictions of the drudgery and squalor of working- and lower-middle-class life in Paris. Nelson, Robert Jay Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Novels by Joris-Karl Huysmans. The epigraph to the novel is a quotation from the Flemish mystic Jan van Ruusbroec: By using this site, you agree to the Joriss-karl of Use and Hugsmans Policy.

However, by the early s, Huysmans regarded this approach to fiction as a dead end. Views Read Edit View history. I have resolved to spend it reflecting on it. It will be something nobody has ever done joris-arl, and I shall have said what I want to say Huysmans’s former mentor, Zola, was less impressed and gave the book a lukewarm reception. In doing so, it broke from Naturalism and became the ultimate example of ” decadent ” literature.


What were all the evangelical pharmacopoeias beside his treatises of spiritual hygiene?

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

Crimen y Castigo Fyodor M Dostoevsky. He made no professions of healing, ccontrapelo the sick no compensation, no hope; but his theory of Pessimism was, after all, the great consoler of chosen intellects, of lofty souls; it revealed society as it was, insisted on the innate foolishness of women, pointed you out the beaten tracks, saved you from disillusions by teaching you to restrict, so far as possible, your expectations The extra weight on the creature’s back causes its death.

The references in Dorian Gray to specific chapters are deliberately inaccurate. Looking for beautiful books? Its narrative concentrates almost entirely on its principal character and is mostly a catalogue of the tastes and inner life of Jean des Esseintes, an eccentric, reclusive aesthete and antihero who loathes 19th-century bourgeois society and tries to retreat into an ideal artistic world of his own creation.

It was being reviewed everywhere as the guidebook of decadence. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? Painting and the Novel. In the last lines of the book, he compares his return to human society to that of a non-believer trying to embrace religion. Fausto Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.