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The Songs of Bilitis
by Pierre Louÿs and Alvah C. Bessie and Willy Pogány




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These passionate verses were published in Paris in 1894 as the lost works of a disciple of Sappho. Between their open celebration of lesbian love and the eventual revelation of their true authorship--the verses actually were written by French novelist and poet Pierre Louÿs--they became a succ s de scandale. Although debunked as a work of antiquity, The Songs of Bilitis remains a classic of erotic literature.
More than 160 sensual illustrations by the famed Hungarian-born American artist Willy Pog ny grace the pages of this lovely keepsake edition. Reprinted from a sensitive translation of the original French edition by Alvah C. Bessie, it features extensive annotations. Contains adult material.

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Overview

These passionate verses were published in Paris in 1894 as the lost works of a disciple of Sappho. Between their open celebration of lesbian love and the eventual revelation of their true authorship--the verses actually were written by French novelist and poet Pierre Louÿs--they became a succ s de scandale. Although debunked as a work of antiquity, The Songs of Bilitis remains a classic of erotic literature.
More than 160 sensual illustrations by the famed Hungarian-born American artist Willy Pog ny grace the pages of this lovely keepsake edition. Reprinted from a sensitive translation of the original French edition by Alvah C. Bessie, it features extensive annotations. Contains adult material.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486477374
  • ISBN-10: 0486477371
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 187
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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