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The Resource Against nature, Joris-Karl Huysmans ; translated by Robert Baldick

Against nature, Joris-Karl Huysmans ; translated by Robert Baldick

Label
Against nature
Title
Against nature
Statement of responsibility
Joris-Karl Huysmans ; translated by Robert Baldick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Des Esseintes is a neurasthenic aristocrat who has turned his back on the vulgarity of modern life and retreated to an isolated country villa, where he pursues his obsessions with exotic flowers, rare gems and complex perfumes. The original handbook of decadence, this novel enjoys a cult following
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1848-1907
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Huysmans, J.-K.
Dewey number
  • 843.8
  • 843.8
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Baldick, Robert
  • McGuinness, Patrick
Series statement
Penguin classics
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Aesthetics
Label
Against nature, Joris-Karl Huysmans ; translated by Robert Baldick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
9780140447637
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • with an introduction and notes by Patrick McGuinness.
Extent
xxxviii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780140447637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Against nature, Joris-Karl Huysmans ; translated by Robert Baldick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
9780140447637
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • with an introduction and notes by Patrick McGuinness.
Extent
xxxviii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780140447637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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