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Diaboliques

J. Barbey d"Aurevilly

Diaboliques

the She-devils

by J. Barbey d"Aurevilly

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Published by Dedalus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe She-devils
StatementBarbey D"Aurevilly ; translated by Ernest Boyd ; with an introduction and chronology by Robert Irwin.
SeriesDedalus European classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2189.B32 D513 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. --
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22076730M
ISBN 100946626138

When published, 'Les Diaboliques' was considered so vile and disturbing that police actually seized it for offense to public morality. Even today, with it's obsessive excursions into crime, sexual devience, and it's dark, satanic undertones (Barbey was an eccentric catholic), it still retains a shocking, raw depravity.5/5(3).   Les diaboliques Contents: Le rideau cramoisi -- Le plus bel amour de Don Juan -- Le bonheur dans le crime -- Le dessous de cartes d'une partie de whist -- À un dîner d'athées -- La vengeance d'une femme Language: French: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: Short stories.

Les Diaboliques (book), short stories collection by Jules Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly, each of which relates a tale of a woman who commits acts of violence, crime, or revenge Les Diaboliques (film), French film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, based on a novel by Boileau-Narcejac. Read "Diaboliques Six Tales of Decadence" by Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly available from Rakuten Kobo. With its six trenchant tales of perverse love, Diaboliques proved so scandalous on its original appearance in that Brand: University of Minnesota Press.

Les Diaboliques inspired Hitchcock's Psycho which in turn served as one of the largest inspirations for the entire slasher genre. The impact of this movie on the horror genre in general is very large and can not be understated. The general plot of Les Diaboliques has also been copied countless times right up to the present day/5(K). First published in Les Diaboliques caused an uproar and all the copies were seized on the orders of the Ministry of Justice as the book was a danger to public morality. Scandal made the book an immediate success. One hundred and thirty years later it is now firmly established as a classic and studied in French schools.


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With its six trenchant tales of perverse love, Diaboliques proved so scandalous on its original appearance in that it was declared a danger to public morality and seized on the grounds of blasphemy and obscenity.

More shocking in our day is how little known this masterpiece of French decadent fiction is, despite its singular brilliance Diaboliques book its profound influence on writers from /5(3). Les Diaboliques (The Fiends) was a top grossing film in Clouzot shrouded his film in mystery, beseeching his audience not to give away the ending.

He also radically changed the original story of Boileau and Narcejeac's novel (Celle qui n'etait plus), heterosexualising the original lesbian plot. His film demonstrates how to imply, rather than show, horror, keeping the.

Diabolique () Plot. Showing all 7 items Jump to: Summaries (6) Synopsis (1) Summaries. The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal murder him with the perfect alibi, but then his body disappears. Diabolique (Les Diaboliques) Critics Consensus.

Cruel, dark, but undeniably effective, Diabolique is a suspense thriller as effective as Hitchcock's best work and with a brilliant twist ending%. Hugely enjoyable and exciting, long awaited book by top world authority on French cinema.

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DIABOLIQUES (LES) by BARBEY D Les Diaboliques by Barbey D Aurevilly. You Searched For: Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes.

May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. With Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel. The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal murder him with the perfect alibi, but then his body disappears.8/10(K).

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The wife and mistress of a cruel headmaster conspire to kill him; after the murder is committed, his corpse disappears, and strange events. The greatest film that Alfred Hitchcock never made, Henri-Georges Clouzot's Diabolique is set in a provincial boarding school run by headmaster Michel Delasalle (Paul Meurisse).

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Criterion Collection Edition #35 Before PSYCHO, PEEPING TOM, and REPULSION, there was DIABOLIQUE. This thriller from Henri-Georges Clouzot, which shocked audiences in Europe and the U.S., is the story of two women, the fragile wife and the willful mistress of the sadistic headmaster of a boys’ boarding school, who hatch a daring revenge plot.

Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly ( – ), romantic with the sensibility of a decadent, self-styled dandy, teller of risqué novels and short stories, shocked readers and infuriated the authorities with the publication of Les there is much more to this captivating novel with its sumptuous, elegant language, well-crafted metaphors and highly visual and sensual imagery /5(10).

Les diaboliques de MaldormÃ: Les nouveaux mystà res de Marseille (French Edition) by Jean Contrucci and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. This new translation of Barbey d’Aurevilly’s Les Diaboliques, first published inaims to re-introduce Barbey to Anglophone readers.

The six stories are highly dramatic, psychologically intense and extreme in both subject matter and style, reflecting Barbey’s unique sensibility.

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Genre/Form: Short stories Translations into Englilsh: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barbey d'Aurevilly, J. (Jules), Diaboliques.Diaboliques Book Description: With its six trenchant tales of perverse love, Diaboliques proved so scandalous on its original appearance in that it was declared a danger to public morality and seized on the grounds of blasphemy and obscenity.Though “The Crimson Curtain” is relatively tame by the standards of Diaboliques, it establishes many of the tropes and themes that make the book so powerful.

The narrator is a .