Letters from Joris Karl Huysmans to Arnold Goffin

Scope and Content

Largely concerning French literature

Administrative / Biographical History

Huysmans was born in Paris, of Dutch extraction. His early novels dealt in ultra-realism, but later he became a major writer in the Decadent movement

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased November 1987 from Pierre Lelant (Angers), catalogue 58, item 1


In French

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Additional Information

The 1987 sale catalogue is shelved with the manuscript