Posts Tagged ‘decadence’
Le Visage Vert, an occasional publication of one of my favourite French publishers, Editions Zulma, made its 14th appearance last month, with an edition dedicated to the femme fatale motif in French and German Decadent literature.
Featuring texts by Jean Lorrain, J-K Huysmans, Michel Meurger and E. F. Benson, as well as a parody of Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton by Bret Harte, it transmits an authentic frisson all the way across the Channel. And I love the cover design.
À lire, as they say, absolument!