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Gerard de Nerval (1808-1855) was the nom-de-plume of Gerard Labrunie a French romantic poet, essayist and translator. He was a leading figure in the romantic movement and a precussor of the symbolists and surrealists. He travelled widely in the Orient and viewed dreams as a means of communication between the real world and the spirit world. From 1841 onwards he sufferd ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published July 29th 2013 by Grosvenor House Publishing Limited
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Dec 04, 2015 Darth Fierce marked it as to-read
Contains the only translated edition into English - as far as I know - of Gérard de Nerval's La Main du Diable aka The Devil's Hand , and here as, The Enchanted Hand , which was turned into 2 movies, the best of which is an urban update only loosely based on the original story called, La Main du Diable aka The Carnival of Sinners , Directed by Maurice Tourneur, father of Director, Jacques Tourneur.
Gérard de Nerval was the nom-de-plume of the French poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie, one of the most essentially Romantic French poets.More about Gérard de Nerval...