Author:Joris-Karl Huysmans

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Joris-Karl Huysmans

French novelist; renowned for the novel À rebours; his style is remarkable for its idiosyncratic use of the French language, wide-ranging vocabulary, wealth of detailed and sensuous description, and biting, satirical wit

Joris-Karl Huysmans


  • À rebours (1884), tr. as Against the Grain
  • Là-bas (1891), tr. as Down There (by Keene Wallis, 1924)
  • En route (1895), tr. as En Route IA
  • Le Cathédrale (1898), tr. as The Cathedral
  • L'Oblat (1903), tr. as The Oblate (HathiTrust)

Works about Huysmans[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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