- Author:Brian Stableford,Michael Richardson,Octave Mirbeau
- Publisher:Dedalus Limited; Fourth edition (May 9, 2010)
- Pages:206 pages
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The Torture Garden by Mirbeau: a quite stunning investigation into the furthest extremities of physical love. Octave Mirbeau(1848-1917) French journalist and writer
The Torture Garden by Mirbeau: a quite stunning investigation into the furthest extremities of physical love. Almost post-modern in style and structure, it is a genuinely intelligent, and therefore deeply unsettling, work. Philip Kane in The Independent on Sunday. Octave Mirbeau(1848-1917) French journalist and writer. Heavily involved in campaigning on behalf of Dreyfus he was the social conscience of France. An anarchist his novels are impassioned critiques of French society.
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In his introduction, Brian Stableford writes that Torture Garden "is provocatively disagreeable and essentially indigestible". I certainly couldn't digest it, and wouldn't want to. More about. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Try Independent Premium free for 1 month.
A century after its first publication, this book is still capable of shocking. The opening satire is probably meaningful only to scholars of French political history, but the subsequent journey into the Far East accentuates connections between love and death, sex and depravity, fastidiousness and pleasure. And the petty, parochial corruptions of the narrator are put into context by the immersion into the Sadeian world of the Torture Garden.
Octave Mirbeau; Michael Richardson; Brian Stableford. She shows him the Torture Garden, a place of exotic flowers and baroque sadism. Dedaluss European Classics. There are satirical and allegorical dimensions, but it remains irreducibly horrible. Phil Baker in The Sunday Times 'First published in 1899, the same year as Conrad's Heart of Darkness(which, in a sado-masochistic way, it mirrors), this short tale takes place in a Far Eastern garden in which torture is practised as an art form.
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The torture garden OCTAVE mirbeau and the politics of decadence. 97. The decay of lying oscar wilde and the english decadent movement. Author Brian M. Stableford was born in Shipley, Yorkshire, U. K. on July 25, 1948. He received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of York in 1969 and a P. in sociology in 1979. He has published over 100 books, including science fiction and fantasy works, non-fiction, translations, and learned articles. He has written under the pseudonym of Brian Craig as well as under Brian Stableford and Brian M. Stableford.
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by Octave Mirbeau (Author), Michael Richardson (Translator). Publisher: Dedalus Ltd (March 26, 2019). For over two years, he goes back and forth, until finally she takes him to the Torture Gardens of China, where scenes of great floral beauty are displayed amongst the horrible death, torture, and humiliations of condemned prisoners.