Against the Grain: A rebours

Against the Grain: A rebours

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À rebours, Against the Grain or Against Nature in English, is an 1884 novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Anti-hero Jean Des Esseintes despises the bourgeois society he lives in and withdraws into the aesthetic and artistic ideals that he has created. Believing the novel would be rejected by both critics and public, Huysman declared: "It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn! It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have… (more)

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Publisher: The Floating Press (May 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 252 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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