Against Nature

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SCB Distributors, Jan 1, 2011 - Fiction - 421 pages
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Study of obsession and aesthetics in fin-de-siecle France.
 

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'If rape and arson, poison and the knife have not yet stitched their ludicrous designs onto the banal buckram of our fates it is because our souls lack enterprise! But here among the scorpions and the ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Writing Against Nature
NOTE ON THE TRANSLATION
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Against Nature
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Preface written twenty years after the novel
Notes
Manuscript variants
Notice
Copyright

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Brendan King is a freelance writer, reviewer and translator with a special interest in late nineteenth-century French fiction. His Ph.D. is on the life and work of J.-K.Huysmans. He has translated La-Bas, Parisian Sketches, Marthe, Against Nature, Stranded, The Cathedral and The Vatard Sisters by J.-K. Huysmans for Dedalus. He has also edited The Life of J.-K.Huysmans by Robert Baldick for Dedalus.

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