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One of Cleopatra's Nights and Other Fantastic Romances

One of Cleopatra s Nights and Other Fantastic Romances This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: One of Cleopatra's Nights and Other Fantastic Romances
  • Author: Théophile Gautier
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    1. Though hyperbolic to a fault, Gautier's collection of stories showed no shortage of color or vocabulary in its parade of fantastic and seemingly anti-realistic characters. Each tale explores a common theme of impossible love grasped at by different men, each readily asserting that the heart above all else is worth living and dying for. The objects of their affection are just that, described for their physical attributes at lengths that definitely tried my patience, and who show little dimension [...]

    2. Gautier is now chiefly known for Mademoiselle de Maupin, and even there the preface - wherein was immortalised that bold slogan of the aesthetics, "art for art's sake" - is better known than the tale itself. A shame, for it's as fine and ridiculous a decadent edifice as one could ever hope to lose oneself inside. These taleswell, hunting in a pack may mean they'll all go hungry. Any one of them, in isolation, might haunt. Taken together, you have half a dozen peculiar young men, each stricken by [...]

    3. I stopped reading this book when the main characters in the first story - One of Cleopatra's Nights - began to seem like nightmare versions of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. The author, Theophile Gautier, paints beautiful word pictures. But no matter how spectacular his imagery, too many passages like the following made it impossible for me to persevere: "The banks [of the Nile] were desolate, a solemn and mighty sadness weighed upon this land, which was never aught else than a vast tomb, and in [...]

    4. Read so far--One of Cleopatra's nights--Clarimonde--Arria Marcella--The mummy's foot--Omphale: a rococo story--King Candaules--

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