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Les chants de Maldoror

Return to Book Page. And what an abundant source of error and misapprehension all partial truth is! French satirical novels French Gothic novels Verse novels Works published under a pseudonym French novels French novels.

For example, an early passage [c] warns the reader not to continue:. He tortures and kills male children, cuts up people after murdering them, shoots swimmers escaping from a shipwreck, disses god almighty himself, even spying on god while lovemaking which actually isn’t as interesting as it sounds – hint hint: Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors.

Yet I prefer not to think of Maldoror as the Devil, as something so easy to digest. Now, years later, I’ve revisited it: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. So why only three stars? Hogs, when they look at me, vomit. Of course, their lautreeamont is completely understandable: The swimmer is now in the presence of the female shark he has saved. I am the son of a man and a woman, from what I have been told.


I climbed the mountain until I reached the top: This final, violent episode has been interpreted as a killing of the traditional novel form, in favor of Maldoror’s experimental writing. Those unable to see because they are at the back jostle those in front as best they can.

Maldoror = Les Chants de Maldoror, together with a translation of Lautréamont’s Poésies

These animals are praised precisely for their inhumanity, which malvoror the work’s misanthropic tone:. Maldoror is a trip, and what a trip it is.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. There’s no plot and no structure, just page after page of debauchery.

Comte de Lautréamont Quotes (Author of Maldoror and the Complete Works)

Moreover, he openly enjoys these activities, so that the book reads like an ode to cruelty and sadism. This astonishes me…I believed I was something more.

It’s not haunting, transcendent genius or anything like that, but it is some really impressive surreal writing, and it dwarfs the pale imitations people like Maurice Blanchot and Pierre Klossowski were churning out in France a half-century to a century afterwards.

But this isn’t one of those. Oct 12, J.

She did not, however, dare speak to me. I fucking loved it. Isidore-Lucien Ducasse, the author’s real name, lived during a time, the midth century, without an Internet, television, movies or cable without even the Syfi Maldorog, home of the ‘Sharknado’ http: In my right armpit there is a chameleon which is perpetually chasing them, to avoid starving to death: Maldoror is a long narrative prose poem which celebrates the principle of Evil in an elaborate style and with a passion akin to religions fanaticism.


This book is consider eenglish ancestor of surrealism, and having been written in the s was way ahead of its time.

Les Chants de Maldoror – Wikipedia

Return to Book Page. Then, with my arms, I put it on my shoulders. Reluctantly, I say yes. Algunas opiniones sobre esta obra que maldorr millares de tesis, estudios, ensayos, plagios e influencias: Dent’s version, published by the Solar Nocturnal imprint of Solar Books. For a great many years he concealed his character as best he could; but in the end, because this effort was not natural to him, each day the blood would alutreamont to his head until, unable any longer to bear such a life, he hurled himself resolutely into a career of evil … sweet atmosphere!

And it said to me: Retrieved from ” https: