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The Vatard sisters

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University Press of Kentucky , Lexington
StatementJ.-K. Huysmans ; translated by James C. Babcock.
SeriesStudies in Romance languages ;, 26, Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.) ;, 26.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2309.H4 S613 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 167 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3499958M
ISBN 100813114268
LC Control Number82020172

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Les Sœurs Vatard (English: The Vatard Sisters) is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans, first published in It was the author's second novel.

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His first, Marthe (), had earned the praise of Émile Zola and Huysmans. 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 Our Stores Are Open Book Pages: Brand new Book. "The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him as a man who could paint word-pictures which put earlier practitioners like Gautier and Edmond de Goncourt in the novel is a story of two working-class sisters.

The Vatard Sisters is the first English translation of Les Soeurs Vatard. Book Description: Les Soeurs Vatard, described by its author as a "lewd but exact" slice of life, was J.-K. Huysmans' second ns abandoned poetry and turned to the novel at a time when the. Translated with an introduction and notes by Brendan King.

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To purchase this book click here. J.-K. Huysmans’ second novel, The Vatard Sisters (), was a key work in his development as a writer, consolidating his reputation as one of the most extreme figures in the controversial Naturalist movement.

It tells the story of two working-class sisters. 'A powerful and outstanding work." Gustave Flaubert �The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him as a man who could paint word-pictures which put earlier practitioners like Gautier and Edmond de Goncourt in the shade The novel is a story of two working-class sisters.

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Huysmans' second novel. "A powerful and outstanding work." Gustave Flaubert "The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him as a man who could paint word-pictures which put earlier practitioners like Gautier and Edmond de Goncourt in the shade The novel is a story of two working-class sisters.

"The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him as a man who could paint word-pictures which put earlier practitioners like Gautier and Edmond de Goncourt in the shade The novel is a story of two working-class sisters.

The Vatard Sisters | 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.

Get this from a library. The Vatard Sisters. [Joris-Karl Huysmans; Brendan King] -- Story of 2 Parisian working-class sisters at the end of the 19thc " A powerful and outstanding work." Gustave Flaubert "The Vatard Sisters.

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.

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'A powerful and outstanding work." Gustave Flaubert �The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him as a man who could paint word-pictures which put earlier practitioners like Gautier and Edmond de Goncourt in the shade The novel is a story of two working-class sisters Brand: Dedalus Ebooks.

The Vatard Sisters J.-K. Huysmans James C. Babcock Western Kentucky University Click here to let us know how access to this document benefits you. Thanks to the University of Kentucky Libraries and the University Press of Kentucky, this book.

of the Sea Vatard Sisters, The Suns of Independence, The Under Satan's Sun Author: Karen L. Taylor; Publisher: Infobase spiritual growth to romance, service to humanity to encounters with exotic cuisines. Reading the book. Dedalus have published 11 books by J.-K. Huysmans, 9 in new translations by Brendan King; Marthe, Parisian Sketches, The Vatard Sisters, Stranded (En Rade), Drifting, Against Nature, Las Bas.

The Vatard Sisters / General Fiction "The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him as a man who could paint word-pictures which put earlier practitioners like Gautier.

Brendan King completed his PhD on J.-K. Huysmans’ life and work in His translations of Huysmans' work, published by Dedalus Books, include Là-bas (), Parisian Sketches (), Marthe (), Against Nature (), Stranded (), The Vatard Sisters.

Kindle Book 8; Beryl Bainbridge Brendan King Author () Against Nature J.-K. Huysmans Author Brendan King Translator () The Vatard Sisters Joris-Karl Huysmans Author Brendan King.

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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. was on the life and work of ns. He has translated La-Bas, Parisian Sketches, Marthe, Against Nature, Stranded, The Cathedral, The Vatard Sisters.Story of 2 Parisian working-class sisters at the end of the 19thc " A powerful and outstanding work." Gustave Flaubert "The Vatard Sisters brought Huysmans to the notice of the public and revealed him Author: Joris Karl Huysmans.

A Rebours is a ground-breaking novel which captures the decadent spirit of the day and marks his final break with Zola and naturalism. Dedalus have published 10 books by J.-K. Huysmans 8 in new translations by Brendan King; Marthe, Parisian Sketches, The Vatard Sisters Reviews: 1.