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Les Diaboliques

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  • Title: Les Diaboliques
  • Author: Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly Pierre Glaudes
  • ISBN: 9782253036548
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Paperback

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About "Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly Pierre Glaudes"

  1. Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly Pierre Glaudes

    Jules Am d e Barbey d Aurevilly was a novelist and literary critic at the Bonapartist paper Le Pays who was influential among fin de si cle decadents.

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  1. Jules Barbey d Aurevilly 1808 1889 , romantic with the sensibility of a decadent , self styled dandy, teller of risqu novels and short stories, shocked readers and infuriated the authorities with the publication of Les Diaboliques But there is much to this captivating novel with its sumptuous, elegant language, well crafted metaphors and highly visual and sensual imagery than simply shock value Below are a number of themes common to the six separate tales comprising this novel Story within a st [...]


  2. Keep in the ranks, Ranconnet, said Mesnilgrand, as though he had been commanding his squadron, and hold your tongue Are you always going to be as hot headed and impatient as you are before the enemy Let me make my story manoeuvre as I like Thus Napoleon s old commander upbraids a former officer who presumes to suggest that he get to the point of his narrative in A Dinner of Atheists, one of the six stories included in Barbey d Aurvevilly s Les Diaboliques It is good advice for any reader of this [...]


  3. He was no longer thinking about her beauty He was looking at her as if he wanted to attend her autopsy Il ne pensait plus sa beaut Il la regardait comme s il avait d sir assister l autopsie de son cadavre I once heard someone explain what rococo meant by saying that it s what happens when the baroque out baroques itself Barbey d Aurevilly is what happens when the Romantic movement out Romantics itself These stories are obsessed with the Romanticism of high emotion and the sublime only here it s [...]


  4. It may be that creatures of that sort love deception for deception s sake, as others love art for art s sake, or as the Poles love battles Ladies First and foremost, d Aurevilly is concerned, enchanted, and perhaps obsessed by les dames du salon, and the clever and deceptive, the better appreciated He will concede that his Royalist, Catholic codes are double edged, double sided, even, and can be reversed for interesting effect And he knows that for 1820 the gallant gentleman s heroic domain is [...]


  5. Jules Barbey d Aurevilly has written a strange, but beautifully composed set of decadent short stories The unifying theme is a set of heroines who are intent on vengeance, crime, or violence In most of the six stories, there is a framing story, usually involving aging rou s recalling their youths over coffee, brandy, and cigars Typical are the old soldiers in At a Dinner of Atheists, in which the conversation turns to women All took part in this abuse of women, even the oldest, the toughest, and [...]


  6. Quite a good read Perhaps a bit stiff for some, but these varied tales of male and female relations must have been shocking at the time and a few still manage to disturb.D Aurevilly writes almost exclusively of the defeated, wealthy class of French monarchists, left to languish as society and history passes them by Most are set either in D Aurevilly s sometimes hometown of Valognes or, of course, Paris Interestingly, they are all told as stories within a story, so the intruiged and shocked react [...]


  7. I have a feeling that I wouldn t have liked the man in person the whole aristocratic monarchist holier than thou thing BUT, he sure could write I m not giving it five stars because I felt like it dragged a bit a few times could have removed a page or two Like everything else that provokes malice and envy, birth exercises over the very people who most bitterly reject its claims a physical ascendancy, which is perhaps the best proof of its rights In time of Revolution this ascendancy is fiercely c [...]


  8. This is another of those works, notable for its now dated, obsolescent notorious ness, but one that stands on its own merits Les Dia not to be mistaken for Les Diarrheaux, Eng The Diarrhea tistes by Comte En Briches was, in its time, considered to be a work of great obscenity it s not and is now mistakenly considered some spine tingling work of gothic fright it s not Maybe they re getting it confused with LeFanu Interestingly, the collection can be considered offensive by our modern sensibilitie [...]


  9. I liked this book quite a lot The stories may not be as diabolique as they might at first seem, but one can feel how shocking and scandalous they would be during their time It s an easy read for people like me who are into the stories of people than the stories themselves D Aurevilly puts great emphasis on the characters, along with their history, feelings and experiences The stories are all from a third persons point of view some from the author s, some from another narrator Includes spoilers [...]


  10. Cette collection de six contes publi e en 1874 est le plus r ussi des ouvrages de Jules Barbery d Aurevilly Chaque nouvelle raconte l histoire d une femme diabolique qui commet une crime Il faut dire que les femmes sont belles, s duisantes et bien habill es Elles vient toutes des milieux ais es.Les Diaboliques va plaire a tous ceux qui aime le style decadent de la France de la fin du si cle Ce n est pas un genre qui m emballe beaucoup mais les exemples dans ce receuil sont tous tr s bien faits.


  11. Quel trange personnage que ce Barbey d Aurevilly Voil le deuxi me livre que je lis de lui, et je ne parviens toujours pas me sentir l aise avec ce dr le de bonhomme J ai fini aujourd hui Les diaboliques, recueil de six nouvelles publi en 1874, et je dois avouer que ce fut une lecture plut t longue et parfois assez laborieuse Ce qui ne m a pas emp ch e de relever, aid e par une pr face tr s int ressante, de nombreux l ments de r flexion Je pense d ailleurs avoir mieux compris ce qui m attirait ch [...]


  12. This book was much enjoyable than I originally anticipated It has confirmed my very particular proclivity for 19th century erudite French smut.D Aurevilly is a master storyteller, and the melodrama with which he conveys these stories is superb I don t usually require a strong storyline to keep my interest engaged in a work, so it was a welcome surprise to be so engaged by it here This oft overlooked collection should be visible than it currently is within the realm of left of field French lite [...]


  13. There s a lot of black romanticism in here, going all the way to bloody horror in the last story, but Barbey d Aurevilly s style is not interested in creating tension, but in describing states That s the dandy background, probably While those stories have one supernatural foot in the earlier romantic literature, the dandyism foot is standing in the mid 19th century society And then, yes, he s a three footed beast, there s the bluntness and horror casting a shadow on the modern times to come Is [...]


  14. Ce serait un grand livre si l auteur vraiment avait aim les femmes Sa misogynie implicite le g te.Il faut savourer la diablerie de telles femmes magnifiques, c l brer leurs sc l ratesses plut t que moraliser contre elles par sous entendu.Hauteclaire, la belle escrimeuse qui porte le nom de l p e d Olivier, pourrait tre une des personnages les plus grandes de litt rature si seulement elle a t crit par un type moins salaud.


  15. Dans l ensemble un tr s bon recueil mais des histoires d int r t in gal, en ce qui me concerne En fait j ai pr f r les trois premi res tandis que les trois derni res ne m ont pas absolument passionn e Mais j ai ador le style de l auteur, tr s pointu, tr s fin et tr s dr le, en fait Mon histoire pr f r e est Le Rideau Cramoisi, car pour moi c est la plus concr te et la plus glauque, celle dans lequel le mot diabolique prend tout son sens.


  16. ncelikle kitab bitiremedim, ancak yar lad m Devam n okuyaca m d nm yorum nk bahsedilen eytani yk ler d nemin tan nm beylerinin apk nl k hikayelerinden ba ka bir ey de il lk iki hikayeden sonra belki daha farkl hikayeler de vard r diye ans verip okumaya devam ettim ama birbirini tekrar edip duruyordu yk ler Zaman kayb olarak g r yorum maalesef.


  17. La meilleure entr e en mati re pour l oeuvre du g nialissime Barbey d Aurevilly, un crin d une p te classique qui renferme l trange, le fantastique, l impensable, l inavou Une alliance de feu et de glace qui n est pas sans rappeler, sous un certain rapport, L o Perutz le bonheur dans le crime a transport la jeune escrimeuse que je fus autrefois.


  18. Is it possible to admire a book and be disgusted by it at the same time The stores in this collection by 19th century French author Jules Barbey d Aurevilly feature wicked amoral women who drive men to adultery, crime, and despair The stories are all narrated by men, usually relating their story of sin and regret to a younger man It would be easy to dismiss Barbey d Aurevilly as a misogynist, but he describes his she devils in such enraptured detail that it is hard to believe he does not secretl [...]


  19. Adorabile decadentismo da soffitta un giocattolo abbandonato e ormai frusto un relitto che, pure, ha un suo modo r tro di fare sensazione Se l autore adoperava costumi sfacciatamente all antica e fatti per dare nell occhio , tale la sua posizione letteraria che attinge a tutte le suggestioni romantiche di derivazione Secentesca, addensandole al gusto prettamente pi decadente per la donna diabolica che muta il sesso debole in sesso forte Un orda sensazionale delitti, veleni, cuori imbalsamati in [...]


  20. Un classique singulier o les femmes, plut t que d tre les potiches d c r br es comme elles sont d habitude d crites dans les ouvrages de ce si cle, deviennent des panth res, somptueuses de gr ce, de finesse et de vengeances L auteur dresse le portrait de plusieurs d entre elles, diaboliques dans leur mode de vie et leurs amours.


  21. I received this from a giveaway.The stories were certainly interesting, but the writing style takes some getting used to Translation seemed well done I enjoy reading books from this time period so it was enjoyable to discover a new author.


  22. Interesting but too confusing at times The storytelling isn t really linear, we lose the plot sometimes.


  23. Un godibilissimo minoreLe diaboliche lette dopo aver divorato alcuni libri di Balzac permettono ancor meglio di capire la grandezza di quest ultimo Non che Barbey d Aurevilly non sia un buon scrittore, tutt altro, ma la differenza di complessit , di capacit di analisi tra i due abissale.I due si assomigliano scrivono nella prima met dell 800 il primo, poco pi avanti il secondo entrambi aborriscono i valori borghesi resi egemoni dalla rivoluzione, che identificano nel dominio del denaro e nella v [...]


  24. Chi oggi, non preparato, intraprenda la lettura delle Diaboliche di Barbey d Aurevilly, probabilmente si sentir poco attratto da quei preamboli prolissi di conversazioni, cos diverse dalle conversazioni d oggi, cos conformi a un tempo in cui non si aveva fretta, si sedeva per lunghe ore al caff , si scrivevano lunghe lettere, si facevano veglie intorno al focolare, e le comunicazioni erano lente, e le strade molto pi tranquille, un tempo lontanissimo da noi, assai pi vicino a quello in cui si sv [...]


  25. These are a set of six almost novella length stories completed in 1871 They are remarkably clever and subtle which develop almost as understated tales of the unexpected They are a constant simmer of literary 1800s French realism possibly depicting the women leads as the cause of degeneration though the stories are told by a key male I understand much like Madame Bovary et al it was suppressed by the French Ministry of Justice as it was believed to be a danger to public morals The Crimson Curtain [...]


  26. Barbey was at least morally right to say in his Preface that having read Les Diaboliques, no one would wish to read it again though the book s popularity tells a different tale Whether he was correct to add that this aversion inducing quality is precisely what comprises the morality of a book is questionable For a translation of the preface, go here The first story may be the best of the six it ends with a numinous thrill The last, which turns out remarkably frightening, begins with an interesti [...]


  27. I just want to give a big ole thanks to the Powers that be for my win on this book Diaboliques Six Tales of Decadence It was an interesting read I had a little trouble getting through itoften having to remind myself that this is an old book come to life through this new translation of these stories Perversedarknisterdiabolique ybe for those times but not for this day and age I didn t hate the book but I did not love it To be fair, maybe I need to go back and re read itd if my thoughts change so [...]


  28. It is indeed funny, how this book combines the genuine horror of a young officer whose hand has been touched by a hand of a young woman under the dinner table in the first novella Le rideau cramoisi with the graphic mutilation and torture scenes, or with eighty nuns raped by two escadrons and thrown into a well while still alive in the last novellas.Style sample makes me wanna turn it into an intertitle in a silent film Notre amour avait eu la simultan it de deux coups de pistolet tir s en m me [...]


  29. Some may find the tales in this collection of short stories to be a bit extreme, which is understandable I believe this was published as part of a Decadent collection, which should immediately warn the reader that the content won t exactly be moral or even appropriate Personally, I found it to be awesome particularly the last story Though his prose isn t strong, Barbey produced an imaginative work that will have the reader on the edge of their seats in horror, astonishment, and often times disgu [...]


  30. Very interesting stories that were written and then translated from the 1600 s to the 1800 s Shows the depth of writing and thoughts, that definitely permeated society during the above time frames The stories were thought provoking, often twisted, in their means to convey the diabolical levels that others would go to during that time The stories achieved the sort of lasting impression, that would leave you thinking and maybe not sleeping after reading them winner on this one, thank you.


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