Thursday, 12 January 2017

No Tomorrow By Vivant Denon

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Title:No Tomorrow
Author:Vivant Denon
Format:Paperback
Page:63 pages
ISBN:1590173260

A Bilingual New York Review Books OriginalVivant Denon s No Tomorrow is one of the masterpieces of eighteenth century French libertine literature, a book to set beside Choderlos de Laclos Les Liaisons dangereuses, except that where Laclos icy novel tells of hellish depravity, Denon s ravishing novella is a paradisal diversion This tale of seduction is itself a seduction A Bilingual New York Review Books OriginalVivant Denon s No Tomorrow is one of the masterpieces of eighteenth century French libertine literature, a book to set beside Choderlos de Laclos Les Liaisons dangereuses, except that where Laclos icy novel tells of hellish depravity, Denon s ravishing novella is a paradisal diversion This tale of seduction is itself a seduction, with a plot that could be said to slowly unveil itself before arriving at last at an unexpected consummation Summoned by Madame de T to her country house, the young hero of Denon s novella is taken on a tour of the grounds, only the beginning of a night that not only will be full of unanticipated delights but will give rise to unforeseen, perhaps unanswerable, questions Lydia Davis s definitive translation of Denon s slim masterpiece is accompanied by the French text Peter Brooks s illuminating introduction explores the mysteries of No Tomorrow s original publication and the subtleties of Denon s ethics of pleasure


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Dominique Vivant, Baron Denon was a French artist, writer, diplomat, author, and archaeologist He was appointed as the first Director of the Louvre Museum by Napoleon after the Egyptian campaign of 1798 1801, and is commemorated in the Denon Wing of the modern museum His two volume Voyage dans la basse et la haute Egypte Journey in Lower and Upper Egypt , 1802 , was the foundation of modern Eg Dominique Vivant, Baron Denon was a French artist, writer, diplomat, author, and archaeologist He was appointed as the first Director of the Louvre Museum by Napoleon after the Egyptian campaign of 1798 1801, and is commemorated in the Denon Wing of the modern museum His two volume Voyage dans la basse et la haute Egypte Journey in Lower and Upper Egypt , 1802 , was the foundation of modern Egyptology



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A Bilingual New York Review Books OriginalVivant Denon s No Tomorrow is one of the masterpieces of eighteenth century French libertine literatu
No Tomorrow
63 pagesVivant Denon

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