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Catulle Mend s a key member of the 19th century French Decadent literary movement wrote novels poems talesMend s a key member of the 19th century French Decadent literary movement wrote novels poems tales and essays He also write many charming fables This collection includes 25 of his fables If you enjoy fables and if you can ead French the book is available on if you can ead Spanish the book is available via the link below With some help from Goggle translate here is my translation the very first in English of one of my favoritesBEAUTIFUL WORLDAt that time and in that country if young women knew they were attractive they did not know than by word of mouth since all the mirrors large or small hanging on the walls or taken in hand would break into pieces when young women looked into them And do you know why all those mirrors broke Because although only objects they were desperate not to be the mirror in which the Princess Amarante gazed at her perfectly formed lips heavenly eyes or the flower in her sun streaked hairFor a hundred miles around however much as they tried nobody found a lady whose beauty was comparable to the princess She was the admiration
Of All Men Animals Orall men animals or Not even the king her father and his little dog could help admiring her bea. Bluebirds by Catulle Mendès 1841 1909 here delightfully translated for the first time into English by Brian Stableford is fascinating not only because it illustrates a particular evolution within the pattern of the author’s own works but because that pattern eflects a general one associated with the evolution from the French Romanticism of the first half of the nineteenth century to the Decadent and Symbolist Movemen. Uty If she stayed a few hours without crossing the Essays One room where the nations of the court were meeting those courtly members were sick with sadness When she did not go for her usual walk in the park the balsam and hyacinths became sad and forlorn asking How long will this darkness lastMostegrettably the princess was at least as bad as she was beautiful Although she had deep blue eyes softened by delicious light this did not prevent outbursts of anger that shook the whole world And although her mouth #had the sweetness of a friendly pink peach she would often want #the sweetness of a friendly pink peach she would often want bite off pieces of other people s flesh And alas her anger was not her biggest flaw she was jealous She possessed chests of jade gold pearls and diamonds but she would turn pale with Femmes, si vous saviez... : 83 questions-rponses, hormones, mnopause, ostoporose rage if she saw one or two drops of dew on a morning primrose or some cheap jewelry around the neck of a poor person With such a closed heart she plunged the most handsome andichest men of the earth in despair men who could not gaze on her beauty without loving her The
was great less than twelve suitors were left to die of grief for not having obtained her hand in marriageIIOne day she was playing hide and seek with her ladies on the lawn this was a game very pop. Ts of the fin de siècle Mendès was one of the key figures in the latter phases of that process of development launching his literary career in the 1860s under the patronage of Théophile Gautier whose daughter Judith he marriedtoll was great
much against her father’s wishes in 1866 and then becoming a leading figure among the “Parnassians” who attempted a enewal andagainst her father’s wishes in 1866 and then becoming a leading figure among the “Parnassians” who attempted a enewal and of Romantic ideals before he entered wholehea.
Ular in those days in court when she heard two pages that were #walking along a nearby trail hidden behind a bush talking among themselves of #along a nearby trail hidden behind a bush talking among themselves of wonderful bird who appeared according to the accounts of travelers as a fire gemstone in flight And this bird had its nest on the highest top of a barren mountain in the land of the AlgonuinsOn hearing this despite having twenty aviaries of all species of exotic birds she wanted to own this unknown bird She sent for a prince to conuer the territory inhabited by the unknown bird a prince who had emained gloomy in court for than a year He was the nephew of Emperor Trebizonde as young and as handsome as a spring morning To win the favor of the princess he had engaged in dangerous feats had won the toughest tests but he was never ewarded for his love and devotionAfter being summoned WHEN THE PRINCE ARRIVED SHE TOLD HIM SIR PLEASE the prince arrived she told him Sir please forth to fetch the bird that looks like a fire gemstone and that has its nest in the mountains of the Algonuin And if you bring that bird to me maybe I will give you the opportunity to kiss the
Tip Of My PinkyOh Madamof my pinkyOh Madam exclaimed It is known in the distant solitude that bird is guarded by a thousand fierce eagles with talons and beaks of iron Rtedly into the Decadent Movement launched in the 1880s The stories in the present collection extend over a linear spectrum moving by degrees from the affected sentimentality of Romanticism to a darker and somewhat jaundiced world view that illustrates the Decadent sensibility very well although all the stories were written in advance of the enormous fashionability that the sensibility in uestion achieved in the late 188.