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Pierre Louÿs, his life and art

David J. Niederauer

Pierre Louÿs, his life and art

by David J. Niederauer

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Published by Canadian Federation for the Humanities, Distributed by P.D. Meany in [Ottawa], Port Credit, Ont., Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Louÿs, Pierre, 1870-1925.,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid J. Niederauer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2623.O8 Z75 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3049585M
    ISBN 100920050972
    LC Control Number82143241

    Pierre Louÿs (French: [pjɛʁ lu.i(s)], 10 December – 6 June ) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection."[1] He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contributions to French literature.   Alphrodite is a masterpiece of French 19th century literature. This classical tale of sensuous love was one of the best-selling novels of its time. Published in , Aphrodite made Pierre Louys famous and was by far his greatest success, surpassing that of his other well-know works such as The Songs of :

    Book Excerpt er twentieth year, when from a young girl she became a woman, ambition suddenly awoke in her with maturity. And one morning as she came out of a deep sleep, two hours past mid-day, quite tired from having slept too much, she turned over on her breast across the bed, her feet apart, rested her cheek in her hand and with a long. Aphrodite - Pierre Louys. I am content when I shut a book if I can take away from it the memory of a single line which has made me think. Thus far, all the books I have opened have contained that line, but none of them has given me a second line. It may be that each of us has only one thing to say in his life, and that those who have /5(82).

      PIERRE LOUYS, LES CHANSONS DE BILITIS Louys, Pierre Les Chansons de Bilitis. Paris: Georges Guillot, ? 4to, contents loose as issued in original chemise and slipcase. Limited edition, number X of X, with 20 etched plates. Provenance: Robert McNamara Estate and Diana Byfield McNamara Book Collection. The Songs of Bilitis, Translated from the Greek, Put into English from the French of Pierre Louys by Horace Manchester Brown, illust. James Fagan (Privately Printed for Members of the Aldus Society, London and New York, , #30/) "x", pp., 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, gilt decorations on boards, gilt titles and gilt and color decorations on spine, marbled boards, top.


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Pierre Louÿs, His Life and Art Volume 2 of Canadian Federation for the Humanities: Monograph series Volume 2 of Monograph series: Canadian Federation for the Humanities: Author: David J.

Born in Belgium, inbut moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. He was a friend of authors André Gide and Oscar Wilde, and of composer Claude Debussy. Pierre Louÿs (10 December – 6 June ) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings/5.

Preface on Louys's life and work by Claude Farrere. Two volumes. 41 gently erotic drawings and two title vignettes by Mariette Lydis reproduced by Daniel Jacomet, one signed in pencil by the artist. 8vo., bound in half grey morocco with marbled paper covered.

Cover of the book on hand bright blue and beige. About the book (from ): Pierre Louys published his first novel, Aphrodite (Mœurs Antiques) in It was a bestseller, sellingcopies, sealing Louys’ reputation as a popular author of erotic literature.

: Sevilla, ciudad de deseo: De Pierre Louÿs a Joseph von Sternberg (Colección El ojo andaluz) (Spanish Edition) (): Carlos Colón Perales: Books.

Pierre Louys. BOOK 1 6. CHAPTER ONE. CHRYSIS detail the complex art of the priestesses of Palibothra. For love is an art, like music. It gives emotion of the same order, as delicate, who thinks believes it necessary to make two parts of his life and to mingle no longer the affairs of the spirit with the necessities of the senses.

The. Description: (CURIOSA.) Louÿs, Pierre. Les Aventures du Roi Pausole. Printed in blue and black. 9 plates and 10 sensual illustrations etched by Gorvel after Umberto Brunelleschi and colored by Jean Saudé. Thick 4to, gilt-lettered blue and black calf, edges moderately scuffed; top edges trimmed and gilt.

Barbara Ehrlich White was a member of the Tufts University faculty from –, where she lectured on art history.

In addition to Renoir: His Life, Art, and Letters, first published inWhite is the author of Abrams’s Impressionists Side By Side and numerous journal articles. In the course of her career, she won numerous grants and awards, and wrote several television scripts on Cited by: 5.

In his turn, he examined the palm of his left hand, on which his life was summed up in secret and indelible signs. In the first place he saw, at the summit, a sort of regular crescent, the ends of which pointed towards the base of the fingers.

Below this, a deep quadruple line, knotted and roseale, marked in two places by very red spots. Pierre Louys: his Life and Art Canadian Federation for the Humanities, P.D. Meany Publishers La renommee posthume d'un ecrivain est-elle proportionnelle it son genie et a son role dans l'evolution des lettres, au faut-il tenir compte aussi, meme pour Ie 'jugement de la posterite,' des lois mysterieuses de la mode.

The code of government of the legendary (Anatole France's) mythic King Pausole prescribed but two laws for his subjects: the first being, Hurt no man, and the second, Then do as you Louys, pseudonym of Pierre Louis (), was a French novelist and poet who expressed pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection.

Louys frequented Parnassian and Symbolist circles and was a Reviews: 1. Biography of Pierre Louys Pierre Louÿs (Decem - June 6, ) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings.

Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Louis on Decem in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. Translating the Lesbian Writer: Pierre Louys, Natalie Barney, and "Girls of the Future Society" lama Lea Engelking, Cleveland State University When Pierre Louys published his famous literary hoax Les chansons de Bilitis (Songs of Bilitis) inhe dedicated the pseudogrec vol-ume of prose poems to "Girls of the Future Society."1 Although they.

Pierre Louÿs (Decem - June 6, ) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings.

Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Louis on Decem in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. WOMAN AND THE PUPPET (Carnival/ Spain) by LOUYS, PIERRE and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Songs of Bilitis (/bɪˈliːtɪs/; French: Les Chansons de Bilitis) is a collection of erotic, essentially lesbian, poetry by Pierre Louÿs published in Paris in (see in poetry).

Since Louÿs claimed that he had translated the original poetry from Ancient Greek, this work is considered a : Pierre Louÿs. Life. Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Louis on Decem in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life.

He studied at the Ecole Alsacienne in Paris, and there he developed a close friendship with a future Nobel Prize winner and champion of homosexual rights, André the s, he became a friend of the noted English dramatist and homosexual. Pierre Louÿs, Writer: Cet obscur objet du désir. Louÿs' refined evocations, not to say re-inventions, of the society of Hellenistic Greece proved extremely popular in both France and the English speaking world, especially due to the somewhat risque nature of such works as Aphrodite () and Les Chansons de Bilitis ().

He lived his entire life in Paris, travelling occasionally around Occupation: Writer. including Leconte de Lisle, Anna de Noailles, Paul Valéry, Pierre Louÿs and Anatole France.

Pierre Louÿs () was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. GEORGES LEPAPE () Georges Lepape, one of the greatest Art Deco illustrators. Georges Lepape’s formal education began at the ateliers of Humbert and Cormon and continued at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts in Paris.

He gained attention as a young man with his work as a posterist and advertising artist and by was already experimenting with monotypes and etchings.

It remains Pierre Louys' most intense, claustrophobic work; a study of sexual obsession and monomania unsurpassed in its depictions of carnal excess, unbridled lust and limitless perversity". It is the story of a passionate young man who encounters a mature 'Self-Employed Woman' and her daughters, who are being trained for the same vocation.The Erotic Print Society was founded in by two art dealers who had curated the first exhibition of historic and contemporary erotic art in London eight years before.

Now with considerable knowledge of the field they recognised that public access to great examples of the genre was becoming more and more limited - increasingly the domain of.