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➶ [Read] ➲ Les chansons de Bilitis By Pierre Louÿs ➾ – Contemporary-books.co Classic of erotic literature 1894 celebrating lesbian love translation of original edition complete with 161 sensuous illustrations by Willi PoganyClassic of erotic literature 1894 celebrating les.

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Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle Pierre Louÿs 10 December 1870 – 6 June 1925 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 He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contributions to French literature Born in Belgium in 1870 but moved to Fra

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  1. Markus Markus says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFThe Songs of BilitisBy Pierre Louÿs 1870 1925This is Classic Lesbian Love Poetry written in prose published in 1894The author fooled the experts of his time in pretending this poetry to be a new Archaeological discovery from a contemporary of Sappho 640AD as original ancient GreekReading Sappho’s fragments of poems side by side in comparison the modern authors work appears shallow repetitive and of little originality like a painting in pale watercolourEvaluation of whatever potential of erotic stimulation these words may have must be left to readers who would feel concerned


  2. Eadweard Eadweard says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFI like how he presented them as genuine sapphic worksThe River in the Woods I bathed alone in the River in the woods Without a doub


  3. Piers Haslam Piers Haslam says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFI first became interested in this book when I heard Claude Debussy’s magnificent musical setting of these poems And the book – like the music – is a quintessential example of the beautiful ways that the ancient world was being romanticised at the end of the nineteenth century These works exude a deep longing for a time and aura that perhaps never existed Pierre Louÿs was part of the SymbolistDecadent movement in art and his fascination with ancient Greece – like many of his contemporaries – was centred on the subversion of contemporary sexual s that many writings of ancient Greece presented This is an interesting series of poems that pastiche the style of the Greek lyric poets but specifically Sappho Although it was a while ago that I read Sappho I don't feel that these poems really capture the same feeling They aren’t quite as recondite Regardless there are some beautiful gems in here The poem “Tresses” is a gorgeously hazy snapshot of a strange erotic dream t


  4. Dfordoom Dfordoom says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFIn 1894 the young decadent writer Pierre Louÿs published what was claimed to a translation of a series of prose poems by Bilitis a hitherto unknown Greek woman poet of the 6th century BC a woman who not only lived at the same time as the great Sappho but was actually known to her These poems tell Bilitis’s life story including her lesbian love affairs and her career as a courtesan in Cyprus In fact Bilitis never existed and Louÿs wrote the poems himself This in no way lessens their literary value or their historical significance Louÿs had both a genuine feel for and a considerable knowledge of ancient Greece He was also an enthusiastic


  5. Samantha Samantha says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFThis is some serious decadent and mythical word porn Naiads and dryads and flowery herbal stuff and heartbroken courtesans and tombs and whatnot Do it


  6. Matt Matt says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFThis is a fun book of speculative verse The author is a French symbolist poet who assumes the voice of a fictional ancient Greek poet called Bilitis The poems trace a narrative from her early youth to her death There was a bit of a scandal when the book was published because Louÿs makes it seem as if he is tr


  7. Alex Sarll Alex Sarll says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFA book seemingly designed to tick all the reading list boxes in Keith TotP's 'Pretentious Title TBC' a dead French poet pretending to be an even deader ancient Greek lesbianish poet He even got away with it for a while and when he was busted nobody much minded You can see why he captures something of that same oblique crystalline melancholy as Bilitis' supposed contemporary and acquaintance 'acquaintance' Sappho And while from our distance we can also taste the distinct tang of the French decadentsimmersed in it you wouldn't have noticed would you?


  8. KA Masters KA Masters says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFThis is a problematic work that romanticizes and fetishizes rape The author's ignorance of the ancient Greek world and women in general is evidently clear on each page It is the literary equivalent of turn of the century erotic tobacco cards it is clearly meant to titillate a male audience and little else


  9. Joseph Joseph says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFThese are so true to the spirit of ancient Greek poetry found in the Greek Anthology that they fooled scholars for years Tender touching deeply human evocations of love loss and the journey from youth to age to the tomb A masterpiece


  10. Atticus Atticus says:

    Kindle contemporary books.co ä Les chansons de Bilitis eBook × Les chansons Kindle chansons download, bilitis epub, Les chansons epub, Les chansons de Bilitis PDFI suppose I understand why he presented these forgeries as authentic any writer could see that I suppose but even without the added gravitas of them being actual surviving pieces they're still very beautiful You can see the subtle effort that he's put it in and that effort is so so sweet


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