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Imaginary lives

Marcel Schwob

Imaginary lives

by Marcel Schwob

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Published by Longwood Academic in Wakefield, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biographical fiction, French -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Vies imaginaires.

    StatementMarcel Schwob ; translated by Harry Hives.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2423.S8 V52 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 90 p. ;
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2029215M
    ISBN 10089341557X
    LC Control Number91006459
    OCLC/WorldCa23048885

    Marcel Schwob () was one of the key symbolist writers, standing in French literature alongside such names as Stphane Mallarm, Octave Mirbeau, Andr Gide, Lon Bloy, Jules Renard, Rmy de Gourmont, and Alfred Jarry. His best-known works are Double Heart (), The King In The Gold Mask (), and Imaginary Lives (). In Imaginary Lives, Schwob has created a "secret†masterpiece that joins other biographical glossaries such as Jorge Luis Borges' A Universal History Of Infamy and Alfonso Reyes' Real And Imagined Portraits in the pantheon of classic speculative fiction, of which Schwob's book is the dark progenitor.5/5.

    The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke is an unforgettable work of historical fiction in the spirit of Sarah Waters and Sarah Perry.   The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke was first published by Penguin Random House New Zealand in , with the UK edition released by Lightning Books in .

    Download PDF Marcel Schwob Imaginary Lives book full free. Marcel Schwob Imaginary Lives available for download and read online in other formats. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schwob, Marcel, Imaginary lives. New York, Boni and Liveright [©] (OCoLC) Document Type.


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