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The Book of Masks: French Symbolist & Decadent Writing of the 1890s, Atlas Arkhive Two

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The Book of Masks: French Symbolist & Decadent Writing of the 1890s, Atlas Arkhive Two - de Gourmont, Remy, and Gourmont, De, and Vallotton, Felix
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Fiction. This anthology is the largest ever selection from the Decadent and Symbolist writers of the French fin-de-siAA cle-a period whose social and spiritual ills had so much in common with those of today. The selection is based on a series of essays on contemporary writers published as THE BOOK OF MASKS by the foremost critic and author of the period: Remy de Gourmont. (The "masks" are remarkable portrait drawings by Felix Vallotton.) De Gourmont's essays brilliantly evoke the pre-occupations of each author, their genius ...

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The Book of Masks: French Symbolist & Decadent Writing of the 1890s, Atlas Arkhive Two 1994, Atlas Press (GB), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780947757816

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