Gérard de Nerval was the pen name of the French poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie, one of the most essential Romantic French poets. He was born . Nerval’s Voyage en Orient. The Quest for a Literary Sign. Introduction. The Voyage en Orient by Gerard de Nerval is a long account of a traveller who, as his . Gerard de Nerval’s Voyage en Orient is a book that highlights such disjunctions to a greater degree than has been recognised. In it, Nerval mixes literary genres .

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Journey to the Orient / Antipodes Press

Thus the richness of observation with which a travel biography would otherwise record the details of foreign locations is used instead to capture elaborate and magical worlds. Common terms and phrases Abd-el-Kerim Abdullah Abyssinian Adonai Adoniram already Amrou appeared Arabic Argevan Armenian arms artist asked astonished Balkis beautiful belong Benaiah Benoni bird Cairo caliph cangia Copt courtyard cried crowd cynocephali Daoud Dervishes descendants divan divine dragoman dream Druze earth exclaimed eyes fact feet fire followed genii genius Gerard girl gold golden grew Hakim Hamathites hand hashish head heart honour hoopoe Hud-Hud king Soliman leave listen looked lord Madame Bonhomme Madame Carles Mansour master Adoniram metal Methuselah Moristan mosque Muslim mysterious Nerval never night Nile okel once Orient palace Phanor prince queen of Saba race Sabeans Saide-Eshayrazy Sarahil sea of bronze servant Setalmulc sheikh slave smile Soliman Soliman replied songs soon soul storyteller suddenly tell temple thought throne told tomb Tubal-Cain turned ulema voice Voyage wish woman women words workmen Yemen young Yousouf Zadok Zetnaybia.


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Open to the public ; At Constantinople, at Smyrna, through a veil of white or black gauze, it is occasionally possible to catch a gerar of the face of some Muslim beauty. In actual fact, they enjoy more liberty than European women. Was I awake or dreaming?

Journey to the Ce. Beautifully written, exquisite Orientalism that will delight or offend, depending on the reader’s tastes. Thus the richness of observation with which a travel biography would otherwise record the details of forei Jougney account of the ‘orient’ is told through such a dreamy haze of ideas that smokey become the boundaries between his recounting of fantastic tales and his own tale of a journey.

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Return to Book Page. Lee rated it it was ok Jan 16, The evening I arrived at Cairo, I felt mortally discouraged and depressed.

Journey to the Orient

But what I had just seen through my fretted window was not enough to satisfy my curiosity, and I determined that, at all costs, I odient go after the procession journet observe it more at my leisure.

At Paris, in the engravings of citizen Cassas, I had seen herard complete picture of these ceremonies. Be the first to ask a question about Journey to the Orient. Egypt, serious and devout, is still the land of enigmas and mysteries. These online bookshops told us they have this item: The world of story and Nerval’s world may be very one and the same place, for his days spent in the Orient are full of owning slaves, smoking hashish and listening to storytellers for the length of entire days.


Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Skip to content Skip to search. What could I hope from this confused labyrinth, perhaps as large as Paris or Rome; from these palaces and mosques which are to be numbered in thousands?

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. But when de Nerval got into the hashish dreams, it lost its appeal for me. Journey to the Orient.

But lights begin to appear behind the moucharabys which are wooden grills, curiously worked and carved, that come out over the street and serve as windows.

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