Considered one of the truly great French writers of the nineteenth century, famed poet and novelist Alfred de Musset once decided (as great French writers are. Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess by Alfred De Musset, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. None of them came close to the outrageous and unquenchable needs portrayed with knowing horror in de Musset’s Gamiani. One character.

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Author supposedly wrote it as an expose of his former lover, George Sand.

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Though not perfect by any means, it succeeds in its aims and provides an insight into a mind-set whose next full literary flowering, after a gap, would be in the Decadent Movement. Apr 17, Maan Kawas rated it really liked it. That is why I am happy to refer to it here while suggesting you find an edition with more background information.

Away from its stimulating content which is likely to interest only a fewit does have some additional interest as a serious literary attempt at following De Sade but in the context of Romanticism. A poet, playwright, and novelist, he was also a sensitive and physically fragile young man who obsessed over the outrageous authoress George Sand, a woman known for collecting sensitive and physically fragile young artists.

This is a short erotic fiction written in by Alfred de Musset the author died in never acknowledging it. Y por eso, superior.

Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess by Alfred de Musset

He was however appointed librarian of the Ministry of Public Instruction in The novel was illustrated with unsigned lithographs whose authorship remains unknown. Lists with This Book. Aug 07, Howard rated it really liked it Shelves: This article about an erotic novel of the 19th century is agmiani stub.

Apr 14, Reetta Saine rated it really liked it Shelves: Its authorship is anonymous, but it is believed to have been written by Alfred de Musset and the lesbian eponymous heroine a portrait of his lover, George Sand.


The rest of my review can be found here http: D Sensuality Burning Book Type: The book is interesting for two reasons 1 supposedly Alfred fancied the female author and bi-sexual This is a short erotic fiction written in by Alfred de Musset the author died in never acknowledging it. Equally naturally, as the book is written by an unsatisfied man, Fanny is bisexual and Gamiani is aroused by Alcide, even as she hates him.

Interesting as a period piece though. About Alfred de Musset. His family was upper-class but poor and his father worked in various key government po Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay 11 December — 2 May was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.

It is about a young man who is fascinated by a lesbian countess and watches her sex scenes with Fanny and ultimately joins in. Trivia About Gamiani, or Two N There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He has a great style in writing, and once you read on of his works, you cannot leave it until finished. This article about a s novel is a stub.

Fanny, however, has had a taste of something both delicious and reprehensible and cannot be satisfied by a more sedate life with Alcide. Lilian rated it really liked it Nov 01, Overly erotic for the duration, the tale encompasses two nights of passion between two women and a man and, during that time, they tell the stories of their first times You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I thought that I had seen it all when it came to historical erotica: Want to Read saving….

Reputedly inspired by the debauched history of Musset’s former lover-the irrepressible George Sand-it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women. To ask other readers questions about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excessplease sign up.

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Pretty poetic, but it portrays gamixni relationships like aggresive and condemned to death, which, to the 21st century’s eyes, it’s not accurate at all.

Reputedly inspired by the debauched history of Musset’s former lover – the irrepressible George Sand – it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women Addie Cole rated it really liked it May 23, Refresh and try again.

I know I did! Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess French: Although the theme of this novella is not different from other books of its kind, this novella is very well-written and certainly makes an interesting read.

Thiers had demanded that France should own the left bank of the Rhine described as France’s “natural boundary”as it had under Napoleon, despite the territory’s German population. The three tell erotic stories in between mindless and violent couplings. Language, Gender, and Sexuality.

Gamiani, or Two Passionate Nights

Rather, de Musset draws muset powerful but intensely unsettling picture of disillusionment with the power of love to provide meaning for sexual desire. That is why I am happy to re Gamiani is a somewhat Sadean quasi-Gothic erotic novel of the s which has been attributed, although not certainly, to Alfred De Musset and which even reached the hands of Edith Wharton no less.

Oct 12, Raya rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, you would not know any of this from my Edition, a second-hand copy of its inclusion in the Erotic Prints Society’s ‘Scarlet Library’ which has no introduction, notes or bibiliography. What that Edition does have is excellent erotic illustrations by Vania Zouravliov.

I dislike books written only to shock, and this is very much that.