- Jo·ris Karl [zhoh-rees kahrl] /ʒoʊˈris kɑrl/, Charles Marie Georges Huysmans, 1848–1907, French novelist.
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And where, Hoddy, my brave lad, did you ever in the world hear of Huysmans?Melomaniacs
Indeed in one of his books he refers to Huysmans as his friend.
From Huysmans he has learned the formula for ravishing all our senses.
From Beyle to Huysmans is not such a remote modulation as might be imagined.
The unity of form and substance in Huysmans is a distinguishing trait.
- Joris Karl (ʒɔris karl). 1848–1907, French novelist of the Decadent school, whose works include À rebours (1884)
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