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Jules Barbey d' Aurevilly

| 23 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

Barbey125 years ago, on April 23rd 1889, at the age of 80, Jules (Amédée) Barbey d' Aurevilly died in Paris, a Norman aristocrat, novelist, a poet, an essayist and literary critic called the "constable of literature", a representative of the "black " Romantic fantasy and horror,a theorist of dandyism and a precursor of decadence and symbolism; a counter-revolutionary thinker (inspired by the thought "the prophets of the past": J. de Maistre, L. de Bonald, Chateaubriand, A. Blanc de Saint -Bonnet) and an "intransigent" royalist-legitimist, a chouan eulogist, after his conversion (in 1846) also a Catholic Ultramontane (editor of the Revue du Monde catholique) and a theoretician of a Catholic novel, an enemy of modernity, democracy, positivism and the bourgeois.

 

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

translated by Arek Jakubczyk

 

Kategoria: Reactionary Diary

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