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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics; Rev Ed edition (1 May 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140447636
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140447637
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.8 x 19.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 customer reviews
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Born in Paris in 1848 and acknowledged as a principal architect of the fin-de-siècle imagination, Joris-Karl Huysmans was a career civil servant who wrote ten novels, most notably A Rebours (1884) and Là-Bas (1891). Huysmans died in 1907.
Robert Baldick (d.1972) translated widely from the French and wrote a biography of Huysmans.
Patrick McGuinness is a Fellow and Tutor in French at St Anne's College, Oxford, and editor of Symbolism, Decadence and the Fin de Siecle (Exeter UP, 2000).


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