Louys


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Louys

(lwi)

n.
Pierre, 1870–1925, French poet and novelist.
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Further proof of his antipathy to traditional poetic verse comes in a letter to his friend Pierre Louys, with whom he had begun an opera entitled Cendrelune (Cinderella): "My dear friend, first of all, thank you," Debussy wrote: "And now let me tell you that, as far as music is concerned, I prefer rhythmic prose to rhymed and metrical poetry.
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Donohue points out "how much care, effort, and determination [Oscar Wilde] devoted to getting it right" ("Translator's Preface" xii) during the composition and revision process, as evidenced in three surviving manuscript drafts and the first book version (seen and edited by four friends in Paris: Stuart Merrill, Adolphe Rette, Marcel Schwob, and Pierre Louys, to whom Wilde dedicated the French Salome).
No ordinary concert, the performance at CalArts revolved around a 25-minute work set to Debussy's Les Chansons de Bilitis (scored for two harps, two flutes, and celesta), with erotic poetry by Pierre Louys.
A Paris : de l'imprimerie de Louys Sevestre, rue du Meurier, pres S.
A straight drinking pal of Gide and Wilde, author of more mainstream works like The Woman and the Puppet (adapted to film by both von Sternberg and Bunuel), Louys labored away throughout his lifetime at so much elegantly refined smut (the delicately obscene was his stock in trade) that it was ultimately best measured by the tonnage--nine hundred pounds' worth, according to his biographers.