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Huysmans

(French yismɑ̃s)
n
(Biography) Joris Karl (ʒɔris karl). 1848–1907, French novelist of the Decadent school, whose works include À rebours (1884)
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Huys•mans

(wisˈmɑ̃s)

n.
Joris Karl (Charles Marie Georges Huysmans), 1848–1907, French novelist.
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She herself had no fears of it, and the books scattered about her drawing-room (a part of the house in which books were usually supposed to be "out of place"), though chiefly works of fiction, had whetted Archer's interest with such new names as those of Paul Bourget, Huysmans, and the Goncourt brothers.
CNT Belgium will be headed by Kurt Huysmans, founder of Advisum and Michael Tschernko.
The two site managers Michael Tschernko and Kurt Huysmans bring in the necessary expertise and experience.
(19) As Huysmans posits, 'the preference for desecuritising rather than securitising phenomena rests on an ethico-political critique of a particular organisation of the political.' (20) Given that security cannot easily be detached from notions of threat, urgency, survival, and enmity, the resulting dilemma is whether one could at all refer to security without (advertently or inadvertently) mobilising threat scenarios that by default remove security politics from normal political procedures.
When the novelist and critic Joris-Karl Huysmans concluded in 1883 that the work of Odilon Redon was 'difficult to define', he made a more precise assessment than such expressions of critical reserve usually permit.
"Leafing through himself," alluding to or dialoguing with texts and art from the classical era to postmodernism--e.g., Zeno, Huysmans, Eliot--Ban gathers memory scraps, braiding them with photos, images, letters, histories, objects, and lists.
Dwi wedi mwynhau yn arbennig hunangofiant Kees Huysmans, sylfaenydd Waffls Tregroes, enillydd y Rhuban Glas ac Iseldirwr sydd wedi cyfrannu cymaint i Gymru a'r Gymraeg - stori amserol a chadarnhaol yng nghanol y llymder a'r negyddiaeth sydd i'w weld ym mhobman.
HEN Kees Huysmans ended up in Wales "by accident" the plan was to become a farmer.
Huysmans, Gustave Flaubert, Maurice Barres, Octave Mirbeau, Paul Verlaine and Charles Baudelaire.