Be the first to ask a question about The Songs of Bilitis .. Pierre Louys escribe en tono autobiográfico las canciones de Bilitis, una supuesta poeta griega que él . Canciones de bilitis, las by Louÿs, Pierre and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 30 of Las Canciones De Bilitis (Cultura) by LOUYS and a great selection of related books, art and Canciones de bilitis, las: Louÿs, Pierre.

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From 25 December to 1 Januarythe Library’s Reading Rooms will be closed and no collection requests will be filled. Some lovely passages, but as a complete work not very effective in this day and age. It’s entertaining, sensual and occassionally bloody silly, and despite being birthed from an utter lie, Louys has nonetheless managed to write something quite beautiful and tragic; a passionate love song to female sexuality.

The artifice is fun, but if you know a l This is a fun book of speculative verse. L’introduction est excellente, et remplit parfaitement son office. Feb 14, Joseph rated it liked it Shelves: Pierre Louys, done into English by H. Until the next day I did not go to bathe, I wore no clothes and did not dress my hair, for fear I might erase some sweet caress.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He was also an enthusiastic and sincere champion of lesbian love. Refresh and try again. This reads like a mostly lesbian The Pillow Book diary, with each of its short, prose like verses detailing festivals, small loves, big loves, pleasant scenes, religious rites, arguments and whatever vaguely sexual thing goes through our heroine’s mind.

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The Songs of Bilitis

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. O terceiro era belo. It’s history is so interesting, but no matter whom may have written these menageries, they are simply beautiful. For thirty years there has not been a winter so terrible.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Many of the short prose poems are very beautiful. May 01, Dfordoom rated it it was amazing Shelves: He said to me: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I recommend it to lovers of the ancient world and lovers of poetry in general. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Get to Know Us. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Tu nada me deste. Write a customer review. The story of Bilitis has many turns. These are so true to the spirit of ancient Greek poetry, found in the Greek Anthology, that they fooled scholars for years. Although it was a while ago that I read Sappho, I don’t feel that these poems really capture the same feeling. This depiction of sisterhood and love is unfortunately pure fantasy.


Aug 10, Joseph rated it it was amazing.

After this ends spoiler alert, I guess, but what good love poet ever had a happy ending? The artifice is fun, but if you know a little about ancient Bolitis or ancient Greek poetry, the modern sensibility and occasional anachronism of the poems will be easy to spot.

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There’s too many d brief and mostly undetailed mentions of underaged lovers popping in.

The book itself, The Songs of Bilitiswas at various times banned in various countries.