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songs of Bilitis

Pierre Louy s

songs of Bilitis

by Pierre Louy s

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Published by Fortune Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This edition, printed by The Whitefriars Press, is limited to 75 copies on Arnold unbleached hand-made paper, numbered 1-75; and 925 copies on Kelmscott hand-made paper, numbered 76-1000.

Statementby Pierre Louy s ; translated from the Greek.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13665610M

Frances Lai, king of the overly sentimental film scorers, gets his rightful place in composing the music for filmmaker David Hamilton's horrible adaptation of Pierre Louys' beautifully poetic novel Chanson de Bilitis (Songs of Bilitis). Lai was given the chore of creating a 3/ This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

The Songs of Bilitis (Les Chansons de Bilitis) is a collection of erotic poetry by Pierre Louÿs and published in Paris in The book's sensual poems are in the manner of Sappho; the introduction claims they were found on the walls of a tomb in Cyprus, written by a woman of Ancient Greece called Bilitis, a courtesan and contemporary of Sappho, to whose 'life' Louÿs . 4to, pp. xviii, [] + b/w frontis. Three quarters blue morocco, blue linen boards. Panelled spine with gilt lettering and ruling. Gilt top edge, others untrimmed. Rubbed at extremities, worn at head of spine and top corners. Band of browning to edges of free endpapers. Edges tanned, a few spots to rear. Else, clean and tidy. A very good copy of an unusual edition that appears to be .

The Daughters of Bilitis / b ɪ ˈ l iː t ɪ s /, also called the DOB or the Daughters, was the first lesbian civil and political rights organization in the United States. The organization, formed in San Francisco in , was conceived as a social alternative to lesbian bars, which were subject to raids and police the DOB gained members, their focus shifted to providing Headquarters: San Francisco, California, United States. The Songs of Bilitis (Les Chansons de Bilitis; Paris, ) is a collection of erotic poetry by Pierre Louÿs (). The book's sensual poems are in the manner of Sappho; the introduction claims they were found on the walls of a tomb in Cyprus, written by a woman of Ancient Greece called Bilitis, a courtesan and contemporary of Sappho.


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The Songs of Bilitis Quotes Showing of 5 “I left the bed as she had left it, unmade and rumpled, coverlets awry, so that her body's print might rest still warm beside my own. 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 : Pierre Louÿs.

Based on The songs of Bilitis, a beautiful poetry book by Pierre Löuys (about a greek girl who falls in love with another girl) and French Impressionism (Renoir, Degas, etc) David Hamilton tried to translate his photo work to a movie.

But a bad screen-play that left no trace of the original, a very pretentious musical score plus Hamiltons /5(3). Buy this book at Amazon. The Songs of Bilitis by Pierre Louÿs translated by Alvah C. Bessie illustrations by Willy Pogany [, not renewed] Contents Start Reading.

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That edition was a reprint of the translation as published in a limited edition of copies by Macy-Masius, New York, Decemberunder the title Pierre Louÿs' The Songs of Bilitis. (The original work in French, Les Chansons de Bilitis, appeared in ).". George Barbier - Les Chansons de Bilitis (4).jpg × ; 80 KB George Barbier Untitled pochoir from Corrard edition Chansons de × 1,; MB Pierre Louÿs Les Chansons de Bilitis × ; 27 KBAuthor: Pierre Louÿs.

The Songs of Bilitis, Translated from the Greek, Put into English from the French of Pierre Louys by Horace Manchester Brown, illust. James Fagan (Privately Printed for Members of the Aldus Society, London and New York,#30/) "x", pp., 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, gilt decorations on boards, gilt titles and gilt and color decorations on spine, marbled.

'The Songs of Bilitis' is a collection of photographs of the female nude and illustrates twenty-two poems by the 19th century French erotic poet and novelist Pierre Louÿs. Each poem is presented, in English translation, with the illustration on the facing ed on: J p. NOTES. Since previous editions of the Songs of Bilitis have been complacently unconcerned with the desirability of sympathetic treatment, accurate translation or rhythmic presentation, I offer this version of an extremely lovely book, in all humility, as leaven to their dough, although acutely conscious that the whole is bread, where cake is (this time) sadly in demand.

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Thank you for your patience. This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations.4/5(1).

The Songs of Bilitis (/ b ɪ ˈ l iː t ɪ s /; French: Les Chansons de Bilitis) is a collection of erotic, essentially lesbian, poetry by Pierre Louÿs published in Paris in Since Louÿs claimed that he had translated the original poetry from Ancient Greek, this work is considered a pseudotranslation.

The poems are in the manner of Sappho; the collection's introduction. The Songs of Bilitis (/ b ɪ ˈ l iː t ɪ s /; French: Les Chansons de Bilitis) is a collection of erotic poetry by Pierre Louÿs and published in Paris in (see in poetry).

The book's sensual poems are in the manner of Sappho; the introduction claims they were found on the walls of a tomb in Cyprus, written by a woman of Ancient Greece called Bilitis, a courtesan and. The songs of Bilitis Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Although debunked as a work of antiquity, The Songs of Bilitis remains a classic of erotic literature.

More than sensual illustrations by the famed Hungarian-born American artist Willy Pogány grace the pages of this lovely keepsake edition.

Reprinted from a sensitive translation of the original French edition by Alvah C. Bessie, it /5(6).The Songs of Bilitisby Pierre Louÿs"First published in Paris inthis purports to be translations of poems by a woman named Bilitis, a contemporary and acquaintance of Sappho.

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