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The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:. Back Plan Your Trip. See chaansons Returns Policy. This document discusses all of the editions listed above, and provides background information on Pierre Louys, his friendship with Debussy, and the origins of Les Chansons de Bilitis. Beethoven, and OthersdissertationMay ; Denton, Texas. Louys divided the verses into three books associated with the phases of Bilitis’ supposed life reminiscences of childhood, incidents during her residence on the island of Lesbos, and her life as a courtesan on Cyprusand made up a biography for her as an introduction to the collection—”born at the beginning of the sixth century preceding our era, in a mountain village on the banks of the Melas forming the eastern boundary of Pamphylia”—and appended to it a bibliography and louts list of poems yet to be translated.


Seventy years later, the first lesbian organization would call itself the Daughters of Bilitis.

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This dissertation ee be searched. A discussion of the original stage music and its resulting transcriptions. The book became a sought-after cult item among the 20th-century lesbian underground and was only reprinted officially in the s.

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Metadata Show full item record. Program Information Past Commissions Apply. Give Now Help piere continue to provide the outstanding performances you’ve come to expect! Abstract In the yearClaude Debussy wrote incidental music to accompany a set of staged poems written by his friend, Pierre Louys. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Articles containing French-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Search Inside This dissertation can be searched. Reference the current page of this Dissertation. In the second stage Elegies her relationship bilifis her beloved Mnasidika turns cold and ends in estrangement, prompting her to relocate once again. Gift Shop Shop Now. Citation Kerbs, Susan J.


Citing and Sharing Basic information for referencing this web page. Debussy’s luxuriant music, with its evocative melodic leadings, modalism, lithe rhythms and opulent harmonies, perfectly embodied the moods, images and cadences of Louys’ suggestive verses.

A”, Meriem ben Atala. Three years later, he sketched some tiny pieces for two flutes, two harps and celesta to accompany a reading of twelve more of the Bilitis poems at a Paris newspaper office, but abandoned the project before it was completed.

Les Chansons De Bilitis by Pierre Louÿs

Donald Peck published a version, titled Bilitis, for Bourne Co. Other items on this site that are directly related to the current dissertation. Show all pages in this dissertation. Bucolics in Pamphylia— childhood and first sexual encounters, Elegies at Mytilene— indulgence in homosexual sensuality, and Epigrams in the Isle of Cyprus— life as a courtesan.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In the spring ofDebussy added three exquisite settings for voice and piano to the repertory inspired by Louys’ verses. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: