Là-bas by Joris-Karl Huysmans (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide by Bright Summaries

Là-bas by Joris-Karl Huysmans (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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Kobo ebook | May 24, 2017

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Là-bas by Joris-Karl Huysmans, a book so shocking that it was banned from being sold in certain locations. It is not difficult to understand why – a novel following the spiritual journey of a writer interested in Satanism would have been too much for polite society to handle, all the more so since the protagonist in question appears to be a reflection of the author himself. Indeed, Joris-Karl Huysmans went through a crisis of faith in his lifetime, dabbling in Satanism before turning to God. He documented his journey in his Durtal quadrilogy, which includes Là-bas. The novel caused a scandal when it was first published in 1891, and many readers of the time called for the editor to halt its publication. However, they were ignored, and Là-bas continues to be published to this day.      
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Title:Là-bas by Joris-Karl Huysmans (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading GuideFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 24, 2017Publisher:BrightSummaries.comLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2806297796

ISBN - 13:9782806297792

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