Posts Tagged: Pierre Loti

Pierre Loti | drawings

The Frenchman’s journeys and preoccupations can be read just as readily in these images as in his books.

Pierre Loti | drawings

The Frenchman’s journeys and preoccupations can be read just as readily in these images as in his books.

Obsèques de M. Pierre Loti

By the time deeply eccentric French writer and adventurer Pierre Loti died in 1923, he had achieved the unlikely feat of planting his standard in the bulwark of the French literary establishment.

Obsèques de M. Pierre Loti

By the time deeply eccentric French writer and adventurer Pierre Loti died in 1923, he had achieved the unlikely feat of planting his standard in the bulwark of the French literary establishment.

Dress-down Friday: Pierre Loti

“My costume comes straight from Milan, chez Carolo Lorenzi, who makes for all the fashionable acrobats…but the tights are a problem. I don’t know how to get into them. Two clowns come to my help…”

Dress-down Friday: Pierre Loti

“My costume comes straight from Milan, chez Carolo Lorenzi, who makes for all the fashionable acrobats…but the tights are a problem. I don’t know how to get into them. Two clowns come to my help…”

Locus Solus. Impresiones de Raymond Roussel

It is unlikely that the museum will be erecting crowd-control barriers at any point in the show’s run, but if renown were measured by the aggregated prestige rather than numerical total of one’s followers, Raymond Roussel would be a near-household name.

Locus Solus. Impresiones de Raymond Roussel

It is unlikely that the museum will be erecting crowd-control barriers at any point in the show’s run, but if renown were measured by the aggregated prestige rather than numerical total of one’s followers, Raymond Roussel would be a near-household name.

On the road with Raymond Roussel

Whether it was his lifelong correspondence with the Tahitian royal family, his habit of fasting for days on end or his phobia of tunnels, Roussel boasted a generous portfolio of quirks. For now, I’m going to concentrate on just one: his extraordinary RV.

On the road with Raymond Roussel

Whether it was his lifelong correspondence with the Tahitian royal family, his habit of fasting for days on end or his phobia of tunnels, Roussel boasted a generous portfolio of quirks. For now, I’m going to concentrate on just one: his extraordinary RV.

Disenchanted

One of the stranger episodes in Pierre Loti’s eventful life took place in Constantinople in 1904 when the author received what was essentially a fan letter from a Turkish woman, in which she daringly suggested a meeting…

Disenchanted

One of the stranger episodes in Pierre Loti’s eventful life took place in Constantinople in 1904 when the author received what was essentially a fan letter from a Turkish woman, in which she daringly suggested a meeting…