Exploring Moore’s early years in Paris and his ongoing engagement with the experimental modernity of his French models, these essays offer new insights into this cosmopolitan writer’s work. Moore emerges as a turn-of-the-century European artist whose eclectic writings reflect the complex evolution of literature from Naturalism to Modernism through Symbolism and Decadence.
Fabienne Gaspari - The Symphony of the Senses: Baudelaire, Huysmans and Moore
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The Symphony of the Senses: Baudelaire, Huysmans and Moore
[…] a page of Huysmans is as a dose of opium, a glass of something exquisite and spirituous.
Huysmans goes to my soul like a gold ornament of Byzantine workmanship: there is in his style the yearning charm of arches, a sense of ritual, the passion of the Gothic, of the window.1
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