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  • I remember my quick twinge at having said the wrong thing when I thought I was safe: J.—flamboyantly, joyously queer—had just completed a long research project on writers notorious for their queer decadence, including Joris-Karl Huysmans, whose pleasure-seeking narrator in À Rebours used a “scent organ” to play himself into fragrance-induced delirium.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • He kept up with the works of Guy de Maupassant, Alphonse Daudet, Jean Richepin, Joris-Karl Huysmans, and the brothers Edmond and Jules de Goncourt.

    Vincent Van Gogh, Readers' Advisor

  • It was Joris-Karl Huysmans, in his novel A Rebours, who imagined symphonies of tastes and perfumes.


  • Huysmans, has a certain fame among the lesser landscape men of the great period -- Joris-Karl Huysmans was born at Paris, February 5, 1848.

    Figures of Several Centuries

  • Redon's early fame owed much to a mention in Joris-Karl Huysmans's influential decadent novel, "A Rebours,'' or "Against Nature.'' Top Stories

  • Using these influences, his paintings often depict androgynous boys on the edge of adulthood in narratives drawn from Oscar Wilde, Joris-Karl Huysmans, and other writers of the Aesthetic and Decadent period.

    Art Knowledge News

  • Joris-Karl Huysmans, Arthur Rimbaud and other writers.

    New York Blade

  • Emile Zola; Guy de Maupassant; Joris-Karl Huysmans.

    The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • It's Joris-Karl Huysmans - À Rebours of the 1990s.

    Marginal Revolution


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