Parisian Sketches -

Parisian Sketches

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"This collection of atmospheric journalism reveals the great decadent moving from a broadly naturalistic, almost Dickensian style-as in a 1879 account of the Folies Bergere - to the heightened subjectivity of 'Nightmare", inspired by Odilon Redon: 'blurred infusoria, vague flagellates, Bizarre protoplasms'. An enthusiast flaneur Huysmans created evocative prose-pictures of Parisian life - a visit to the barber, a gloomy railway cafe, a chestnut-seller - that merit comparison with the pictures of Caillebotte, Degas and Atget". Christopher Hirst in the Independent.

Product code: 9781903517246

ISBN 9781903517246
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW126
No. Of Pages 190
Publisher Dedalus Ltd
Edition 3rd Revised edition