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Bruges-la-Morte

Georges Rodenbach

Bruges-la-Morte

a novel

by Georges Rodenbach

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Published by Wilfion Books, Dufour Editions [distributor] in Paisley, Scotland, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Georges Rodenbach ; translated from the French by Philip Mosley.
SeriesThe Genius of the Low Countries series ;, vol. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2388.R413 B713 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2742437M
ISBN 100905075234
LC Control Number86051023

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rodenbach, Georges, Bruges-la-Morte. Paris: Flammarion, (OCoLC) Reese’s Book Club No results. Advanced Search Sample Bruges la morte. By Bruges la morte. By: Georges Rodenbach. Narrated by: Denis Wetterwald. Free with day trial $/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime. Publisher's Summary. Hugues Viane ne peut oublier son épouse morte il y a cinq ans. À travers la ville (personnage presque.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Bruges-La-Morte by Georges Rodenbach (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Bruges-la-Morte is the story of one man's obsession with his dead wife and his soul's struggle between an alluring young dancer--his late wife's double--and the beautiful, melancholy city of Bruges, whose moody atmosphere mirrors his mourning. This hallmark of Belgian symbolist literature, first translated into English by Philip Mosley to great acclaim twenty years ago, is now back in print /5(15).

Bruges-la-morte (French Edition) Bruges-La-Morte by Georges Rodenbach is one of those minor pieces of world literature that can have a major effect on the reader. It is not a sublime work of art, it is not an epic, nor is it a treatise expounding on some political thought. At best it is a book for a moody afternoon, the story is laden in /5(12). Bruges-la-Morte is the story of one man’s obsession with his dead wife and his soul’s struggle between an alluring young dancer—his late wife’s double—and the beautiful, melancholy city of Bruges, whose moody atmosphere mirrors his mourning. This hallmark of Belgian symbolist literature, first translated into English by Philip Mosley to great acclaim twenty years ago, is now back in.


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Bruges-la-Morte is the story of one man’s obsession with his dead wife and his soul’s struggle between an alluring young dancer—his late wife’s double—and the beautiful, melancholy city of Bruges, whose moody atmosphere mirrors his mourning.

This hallmark of Belgian symbolist literature, first translated into English by Philip Mosley to great acclaim twenty Bruges-la-Morte book ago, is now back in print for the next Cited by: BRUGES LA MORTE is a slim novel telling the story of a man who, mourning his dead wife, moves to the Belgian city of Bruges, a city seemingly designed to mope in.

Mist and fog blanket the cobblestone causeways and chilly canals watched over by brooding stone /5. Bruges la morte (French) Pocket Book out of 5 stars 22 ratings. See all 36 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ /5(2).

Bruges-la-Morte, which first appeared inconcerns the fate of Hugues Viane, a widower who has turned to the melancholy, decaying city of Bruges as the ideal location in which to mourn his wife and as a suitable haven for the narcissistic perambulations of his Pages:   Bruges-la-Morte is a short, page novella about compensation for death and the loss of love through the loss of love and death.

The story is perfectly fin-de-siècle both in its dark, self-indulgent central figure, Hugues Viane, and in the voluptuousness of its writing/5(4). Bruges-La-Morte, originally published inwas immediately acknowledged, by Huysmans and Mallarme among others, as one of the greatest achievements of the Decadent movement in French literature.

Bruges-la-Morte book Ostensibly it is the account of a doomed love affair which culminates in a bizarre murder. As important, however, is its dream-like evocation of the "dead Bruges-la-Morte book Bruges, a city of silence, ennui 4/5(8). His novel The Folding Star is itself a homage to Bruges-la-Morte, although he doesn't feel the need to declare so in his illuminating and sympathetic introduction.

8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. "Bruges-la-Morte" is the story of one man's obsession with his dead wife and his soul's struggle between an alluring young dancer - his late wife's double - and the beautiful, melancholy city of Bruges, whose moody atmosphere mirrors his mourning/5(15).

Georges Rodenbach was born in Tournai to a French mother and a German father from the Rhineland (Andernach). He went to school in Ghent at the prestigious Sint-Barbaracollege, where he became friends with the poet Emile Verhaeren/5. About Bruges-la-Morte.

Bruges-la-Morte is the best-known work by Georges Rodenbach, and tells the story of Hugues Viane, a widower who has never moved on from his wife’s death. His monotonous daily routine is unexpectedly shattered when he crosses paths with a mysterious dancer who bears an uncanny resemblance to his late wife, forcing him to choose between wallowing in the past or daring.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Books, Toys, Games and much :   These three editions of Georges Rodenbach's Bruges-la-Morte are in fact three very different books.

The first edition, pictured left and dating fromwas published by Babel. The second edition, an English translation by Mike Mitchell, was published by Dedalus in And the third edition, pictured right, was published in by Flammarion. Bruges-la-Morte (Espace nord) (French Edition) by Rodenbach, Georges and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ‎"Dedalus should be treasured: a small independent publisher that regularly produces works of European genius at which the behemoths wouldn't sniff.

If the corporations did care to look at this new work, they would find, on the surface, a precursor to W G Sebald, a Symbolist vision of the city that l. Bruges-la-Morte (French Edition) by Bertrand, Jean-Pierre; Rodenbach, Georges; Grojnowski, Daniel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Bruges-la-Morte is the story of one man's obsession with his dead wife and his soul's struggle between an alluring young dancer--his late wife's double--and the beautiful, melancholy city of Bruges, whose moody atmosphere mirrors his mourning.5/5(1).

Georges Rodenbach, Bruges-la-Morte This is the book most often taken as the starting point for novels illustrated with photographs. At the least, it could have supplied Breton with the idea of deserted streets for the novel Nadja, and it echoes in Sebald’s sense of wandering, anomie, and mourning.

Bruges-la-Morte is a short novel by the Belgian author Georges Rodenbach, first published in The title is difficult to translate but might be rendered as The Dead City of Bruges. It tells the story of Hugues Viane, a widower overcome with grief, who takes refuge in Bruges, where he becomes obsessed with a dancer he sees at the opera.

Die Tote Stadt, based on Bruges-la-Morte The book was groundbreaking in its use of photography to accompany a novel: a practice still rare, though notably revived by WG Sebald.

On first glance, the very calm and static external scenes don't seem much to do with the plot of the novel, which is mostly set indoors and concerns a widower who takes refuge in Bruges to obsessively grieve for his.

A great book Bruges-la-Morte certainly cannot be called. But it is a brilliant tour de force belonging to the age when young men are "sad as night only for wantonness" and it will give any reader a good idea of what the symbolists were after." - Francis Henry Gribble, Times Literary Supplement.

Bruges-La-Morte by Georges Rodenbach is one of those minor pieces of world literature that can have a major effect on the reader. It is not a sublime work of art.

3 / 1 / Georges Rodenbach, Bruges-la-Morte. James Elkins. This is the book most often taken as the starting point for novels illustrated with photographs. BRUGES-LA-MORTE t. Bruges-la-Morte. plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews Reviewer: william hauff - favorite favorite favorite favorite - J Subject: Bruges-la-Morte. Juliette does a masterful job reading this short voice is perfect for this book.

Rodenbach describes the beautiful grey and gloomy city very well and makes its mystery and.