Encuentra Teleny: Novel Attributed to Oscar Wilde de Winston Leyland (ISBN: TELENY (AN EROTICA) (English Edition) y más de libros están. This video may be inappropriate for some users. Sign in to confirm your age. Watch Queue. Queue. Watch QueueQueue. Remove all. Teleny, and its prequel Des Grieux – sometimes attributed to Wilde, and very little known – acquired ‘to disseminate the work as widely as.

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If you’re looking for nineteenth century queer literary pornography, you’d be better off with “The Sins of the Ci Calling this book pornographic is inaccurate–it is largely a love story, and a tragic one at that, that just happens to acknowledge that sex and sexuality is sometimes part of love and romance.

It’s not badly written overall. This progressive point of view, and the appropriately unaffected prose used to tell the tale, validate Teleny’s position as the fountainhead of the modern approach to gender and sexuality in literature.

While the possibility that one of its writers was Oscar Wilde, an idea that grows more intriguing as one reads on, will probably remain its primary draw, it is also one of the first books to transcend its pornographic trappings and explore the emotional life of its protagonist.

You can follow the story without the French, if you have to.

Four stars for style. The plot doesn’t develop until the second half. It does give some insight into sexual life at the time, with scenes in a cruising area and at a wild hedonistic orgy. You cared for the relationship, and that is something that is extremely rare in books teleng days. Written around by several anonymous writers of uneven ability, the novel claims our attention for two reasons.

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Teleny, Or, The Reverse of the Medal

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eventually they meet and share their experiences of their unexplained bond which quickly leads to a passionate affair. She throws herself out a window. I really wanted to rate this book highly.

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Actually, women in this book are always described as repugnant, week or manipulative bitches. Then came a rape scene. Although this novel has some imaginative passages I find it difficult to believe that it lobro entirely written by Oscar Wilde.

I honestly was pretty shocked by all the sorts of depravity in the gay sex scenes. Jan 06, Yenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 29, Djrmel rated it really liked it Shelves: I read some of the original on the side as well but I have to say that this was one of the rare occasions where the narrative actually benefittd from the translation — albeit it made the dialogue a little corny, but I don’t count that because it’s mainly due to cultural differences and occurs with pretty much any translated dialogue.

Teleny or the Reverse of the Medal

Su muerte se describe como sigue: It was somewhat unresolved, and it was a little hard to understand. Not only are the characters well developed, but releny story also offers a poignant cultural testimony to the stigmatization of homosexuality and the resulting mental and emotional suffering.


Escrita en un tiempo donde hablar de homosexualidad no era aceptable, incluso era condenado. And the guy died of geleny bleeding because he couldn’t, obviously, go to a Hospital.

The book isn’t quite in Oscar Wilde’s style, but that can be attributed to the fact that he supposedly wrote this with several others. Overall, the poetic yet grotesque atmosphere appeared masterful both in the original version and in the translation. libdo

It all seemed reasonable and I was expecting it all to intertwine into one great and complex plot. So here I’ve got a porno book from that I can never in good conscience r Yep. Estamos en el reino de la belleza burguesa y sublime, donde imperan los espacios lujosos, el buen gusto y la dignidad: Publisher to the Decadents: They even managed to get in a fair amount of transmisogyny without explicitly depicting any women that could be read as trans. Mar 09, Amai rated it it was ok.

Apparently there’s also a scene where the narrator rapes a servant after which she commits suicide. Read this if you like books that paint vivid pictures. Todos los derechos reservados. It appears to be the librp of several authors. I seriously took my time before actually reviewing this on purpose. Everything gross is described so well you share the nausea with the narrator.

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