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An Là - Netflix

Type: News

Languages: Scottish Gaelic

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-03

An Là - Là-bas (novel) - Netflix

Là-Bas, translated as Down There or The Damned, is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans, first published in 1891. It is Huysmans' most famous work after À rebours. Là-Bas deals with the subject of Satanism in contemporary France, and the novel stirred a certain amount of controversy on its first appearance. It is the first of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a thinly disguised portrait of the author himself, who would go on to be the protagonist of all of Huysmans' subsequent novels: En route, La cathédrale and L'oblat.

An Là - Sources - Netflix

Robert Baldick The Life of J.-K. Huysmans (OUP, 1955; revised by Brendan King, Dedalus, 2006) Là-bas: A Journey into the Self translated by Brendan King (Dedalus, 2001) Là-Bas translated as The Damned by Terry Hale (Penguin Classics, 2001)

An Là - References - Netflix