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Huysmans, J.-K (Joris-Karl) 1848-1907

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Down there (Là bas) a study in satanism by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

261 editions published between 1881 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of satanism that explores the occult community found in Paris during the nineteenth century
La cathédrale by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

246 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture lovers and Francophiles, rejoice. French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans' novel set at the famed cathedral at Chartres contains such detailed descriptions of the site's layout and construction that early tourists sometimes used it as a guidebook. The book is the third in a series of works that follow the religious conversion and spiritual life of Durtal, the protagonist that Huysmans modeled on himself
En route by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

185 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solitary, agonised and alienated, robbed of religion and plunged into decadence by the pressures of modern life, Durtal discovers a new road to Rome. Art, architecture and music light his way back to God
The Vatard sisters by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

104 editions published between 1879 and 2015 in French and English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Soeurs Vatard, described by its author as a ""lewd but exact"" slice of life, was J.-K. Huysmans' second novel. Huysmans abandoned poetry and turned to the novel at a time when the works of Emile Zola were intensely controversial; Les Soeurs Vatard is dedicated to Zola by ""his fervent admirer and devoted friend.""In it, Huysmans vividly depicts the scene that for his generation of French writers stood for the contemporary world: the brutal, teeming life of the industrial quarters of Paris in the 1870s. Huysmans' Vatard sisters are ""Désirée, an urchin of fifteen, a brunette with large
The oblate by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

79 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings by Matthias Grünewald( Book )

27 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

81 illustrations, 16 in color
Grünewald by Matthias Grünewald( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down stream (A vau-l'eau) and other works : including Marthe, A dish of spices (Le drageoir aux épices), Critical papers (from Certains and L'art moderne), and a Twenty-year-after preface (to A rebours) by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

58 editions published between 1882 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in late-nineteenth-century Paris, Downstream is the story of civil servant Jean Folantin, a man beset with melancholy induced by middle-aged loneliness, nihilism, and toiling for a wage that scarcely allows him to subsist. His days are composed of office drudgery; in the evenings he searches in vain for a decent meal. His nights are spent alone." "Whether Downstream is the political tale of a man's enslavement by poverty or, instead, a psychological tale of his reluctance to genuinely invest hope in anything that actually matters, it is J.K. Huysmans in a foul and visionary mood."--Jacket
Against the grain (A rebours) by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

188 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of obsession and aesthetics in fin-de-siecle France
Sainte Lydwine de Schiedam by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

104 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les foules de Lourdes by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

60 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in French and English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certains by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

53 editions published between 1889 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Croquis parisiens by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

51 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in French and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettres inédites à Edmond de Goncourt by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

7 editions published in 1956 in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The graphic work of Felicien Rops : Notes on the life of Rops by Félicien Rops( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le rétable d'Issenheim by Matthias Grünewald( Book )

13 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The damned = Là-bas by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Huysmans's gaudy, shocking and largely autobiographical novel La-Bas was described by one critic as 'even more disquieting' than his masterpiece, A Rebours (Against Nature)." "It follows Durtal, a shy, censorious man, who is writing a biography of Gilles de Rais, the fifteenth-century child murderer and supposed original for 'Bluebeard'. Durtal is bored and disgusted by the vulgarity of everyday life and seeks spiritual solace by immersing himself in another age. But when he meets the exquisitely evil Madame Chantelouve, he is drawn into the twilight world of black magic and erotic devilry in fin-de-siecle Paris."--BOOK JACKET
Trois églises et Trois primitifs by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

31 editions published between 1908 and 1934 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bièvre et Saint-Séverin by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

45 editions published between 1898 and 1986 in French and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parisian sketches by J.-K Huysmans( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intense, meticulously observed impressions of 1870s' Paris
 
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Down there (Là bas) a study in satanism
Alternative Names
A. Meunier

Charles Marie Georges H

Georgius-Carolus Huysmans

H, J.-K., 1848-1907

Huysmans.

Huysmans, Charles-Marie-Georges

Huysmans, Charles-Marie-Georges 1848-1907

Huysmans, Georg C. 1848-1907

Huysmans, Georg Charles H. 1848-1907

Huysmans, George Charles 1848-1907

Huysmans, Georges C. 1848-1907

Huysmans, Georges Charles

Huysmans, Georges Charles Marie, 1848-1907

Huysmans, J.-K.

Huysmans, J.-K. 1848-1907

Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), 1848-1907

Huysmans, Jaris-Karl

Huysmans, Jaris-Karl 1848-1907

Huysmans, Joris K.

Huysmans, Joris K. 1848-1907

Huysmans, Joris-Karl

Huysmans, Joris-Karl 1848-1907

Huysmans, Jorris-Karl

Huysmans, Jorris-Karl 1848-1907

Huysmans, Karl J. 1848-1907

Huysmans, Karl Joris 1848-1907

Ismans, Žoriss-Karls, 1848-1907

J.-K. H, 1848-1907

Joris-Karl Huysmans

Joris-Karl Huysmans Frans schrijver

Joris-Karl Huysmans französischer Schriftsteller

Joris-Karl Huysmans French novelist and art critic

Joris-Karl Huysmans pisarz francuski

Joris Karl Huysmans scrittore francese

Joris-Karl Huysmans skrivagner gallek

Meunier, A.

Meunier, A., 1848-1907

Uismans, Žoris-Karl

Vismanss, Žoriss-Karls, 1848-1907

Žorž-Šarl Ismans

Γιόρις Καρλ Υισμάν

Гюисманс, Жорис Карл

Гюисманс, Жорис-Карл, 1848-1907

Гюисманс, Шарль-Жорж-Мари, 1848-1907

Жорж-Шарл Исманс

Жорис-Карл Юисманс

Жоріс-Карл Гюїсманс

Уисманс

Хёйсманс, Йорис-Карл, 1848-1907

ז'וריס-קרל הויסמנס

یوریس کارل هویسمانس

위스망스, 조리스-카를 1848-1907

위스망스, 조리스-칼 1848-1907

조리 카를 위스망스

ジョリス=カルル・ユイスマンス

ユイスマンス, J. K.

於斯曼

Languages
French (1,233)

English (321)

German (58)

Japanese (9)

Spanish (5)

Dutch (3)

Hungarian (2)

Serbian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Norwegian (1)

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La cathédraleEn routeDown stream (A vau-l'eau) and other works : including Marthe, A dish of spices (Le drageoir aux épices), Critical papers (from Certains and L'art moderne), and a Twenty-year-after preface (to A rebours)Against the grain (A rebours)The damned = Là-basParisian sketchesRomancing the cathedral : gothic architecture in fin-de-siècle French culture