Journey to the Orient

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$26.95
Publisher
Antipodes Press
Publish Date
Pages
482
Dimensions
5.98 X 9.02 X 1.07 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780988202603

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About the Author

Gérard de Nerval (1808-1855) was the nom-de-plume of the French writer, poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie. A major figure of French romanticism, he is best known for his poems and novellas, especially the collection Les Filles du feu (The Daughters of Fire), which includes the novella Sylvie and the poem El Desdichado, also included in Les Chimères. He played a major role in introducing French readers to the works of German Romantic authors, including Schiller and Goethe. His later work investigated the relationship between poetry and madness, reality and fiction, and dreams and life. He was a major influence on Marcel Proust, André Breton and Surrealism.