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The Songs of Bilitis - by Pierre Louÿ & s (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 187

Genre: Poetry

Sub-Genre: European

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dover Publications

Book theme: General

Author: Pierre Louÿ & s

Language: English

Street Date: February 18, 2010
TCIN: 78567610
UPC: 9780486477374
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-8392

Description

These passionate verses were published in Paris in 1894 as the lost works of a disciple of Sappho. Between their open celebration of lesbian love and the eventual revelation of their true authorship--the verses actually were written by French novelist and poet Pierre Louÿs--they became a succ�s de scandale. Although debunked as a work of antiquity, The Songs of Bilitis remains a classic of erotic literature.
More than 160 sensual illustrations by the famed Hungarian-born American artist Willy Pog�ny grace the pages of this lovely keepsake edition. Reprinted from a sensitive translation of the original French edition by Alvah C. Bessie, it features extensive annotations. Contains adult material.
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