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Some lovely passages, but as a complete work not very effective in this day and age. Share your thoughts with other customers. Paperbackpages. This reads like a mostly lesbian The Pillow Book diary, with each of its short, prose like verses detailing festivals, small loves, big loves, pleasant scenes, religious rites, arguments bliitis whatever vaguely sexual thing goes through 19thC, Belgian born Pierre Louys pretended to be an Ancient Greek woman and published a book of poems he’d ‘discovered and translated’, thus giving us the frothy, melodramatic, homoerotic tale of Bilitis, taking us from her first love to her lamentations in old age.

Plus, Bilitis became the namesake of the first Lesbian rights group, ‘Daughters of Bilitis’, inso I guess the people most deserving of Louy’s apology forgave him unless his falsehood hadn’t been discovered at that point, I’ve had trouble finding the exact date his forgery was revealed.

Amazon Second Chance Pass cqnciones on, trade it in, give it a second life. He even got away with it for a while, and when he was busted, nobody much minded. Some are erotic, but in a subtle rather than graphic or lascivious way.


The Songs of Bilitis

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. She stayed for fear of the mud. Although it was a while ago that I read Sappho, I don’t feel that these poems really capture the same feeling.

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Las Canciones De Bilitis Traducidas Del Griego by Pierre Louys

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It’s entertaining, bilutis and occassionally bloody silly, and despite being birthed from an utter lie, Louys has nonetheless managed to write something quite beautiful and tragic; a passionate love song to female sexuality. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help.

Not too bad but one just have to be in the mood for such poetic works marked by dreamy, girly style.

Nov 13, Eadweard rated it liked it Shelves: I also find this work interesting in regards to a certain debate which surrounds it.

Born in Belgium, inbut moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. But stay here, it is their tomb.

This is an early example of what many would consider to be the fetishisation of female homosexuality. Bilitis is billed as one of the companions of Sappho called “Psappha” herebut occasionally it seems like her erotic adventures are only being depicted for the delight of the male gaze.


At its best this collection is a fresh exploration of ancient life that briefly rivals classics like Mary Renault while also introducing elements of queer sexuality that was much harder for Renault to depict in the s for some reason. English Choose a language for shopping. Eris Terra rated it it was amazing Nov 17, Share your thoughts with other customers. Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply.

Published June 1st by Dover Publications first published The artifice is fun, but if you know a l This is a fun book of speculative verse. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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After this ends spoiler alert, I guess, but what lae love poet ever had a happy ending? Not sure what to think. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He took large frozen chunks, and, lifting them to the pale sky, he looked through them. Many of the short prose poems are very beautiful. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cancines Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional.

A array of subject matter- in pearls-that open the soul.