(probably) Les oiseaux s'en volent et les fleurs tombent

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"[Tristan] Bernard is very engaging. I do not know why but he is.[...] It is very good of you to have sent me that volume with the others. [Elémir] Bourges--ah, that"s another matter.There are magnificent pages there. But all together more than anything else, it"s surprising. You say to yourself: so that is ""Le Crépuscule des Dieux""! And you continue to be struck by the poverty of the subject.[...]. You told me to start with that book. After finishing it I opened the other [""Les oiseaux s"en volent et les fleurs tombent""]. It moved me by its splendour, the colours, the movement." Hence follow 16 lines of reserved comment.

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Elémir Bourges (1852-1925) was a French journalist who published eight novels. Conrad was presumably reading the 1910 edition sent by Gide. See fn.5 p.159 of source text.

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Related place
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Elémir Bourges (1852-1925) was a French journalist who published eight novels. Conrad was presumably reading the 1910 edition sent by Gide. See fn.5 p.159 of source text.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88893
Accessed on 2020/06/02 14:41:40

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Conrad, Joseph
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Related place
England
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