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The desire and pursuit of the whole.

Frederick William Rolfe

The desire and pursuit of the whole.

by Frederick William Rolfe

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Published in [New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Series"A New Directions book", New Directions book
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p.
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14075937M
LC Control Number53010680

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For this reason – libel and calumny – and because of his lack of popularity, many of his writings have been destroyed. Maundy Gregory is desperate for any original manuscript, but in particular for a novel Rolfe wrote in Venice. The title is ‘The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole’, which references both Plato and Aristophanes. THE DESIRE AND PURSUIT OF THE WHOLE: A ROMANCE OF MODERN VENICE. [New York]: A New Directions Book, []. Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. A extraordinary romance first published in by this eccentric homosexual writer about Nicholas Crabbe (Rolfe's alter ego) living in poverty in Venice who falls in love with Zilda, the boyish girl.

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The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole stands as a /5.

The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole is a scurrilous sensual fantasy, a vindication of a man who felt betrayed by his friends, and a testament to a fervent affection for the city of Venice. Highly autobiographical, it chronicles the hectic descent of Nicholas Crabbe into destitution and starvation amongst the glories of by: 1.

The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole: A Romance of Modern Venice Hardcover – November 8, by Frederick Rolfe (Author) › Visit Amazon's Frederick Rolfe Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(3).

The desire and pursuit of the whole" is the definition of love, according to Aristophanes in Plato's Symposium. Inthe year before his death, Rolfe began to write another autobiographical novel, The Freeing of the Soul, or The Seven Degrees (written –, published ), of which only a few pages have survived.

[11]Born: 22 JulyCheapside, London, England. THE DESIRE AND PURSUIT OF THE WHOLE by Harry Bosch police novels (The Last Coyote, p. etc.) for something even more intense: a reporter's single-minded pursuit of the serial killer who murdered his twin.

Even his buddies in the Denver PD thought Sean McEvoy's shooting in The desire and pursuit of the whole. book backseat of his car looked like a classic cop suicide, right. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole is a scurrilous sensual fantasy, a vindication of a man who felt betrayed by his friends, and a testament to a fervent affection for the city of Venice.

Highly autobiographical, it chronicles the hectic descent of Nicholas Crabbe into destitution and starvation amongst the glories of Venice. His passage is brightened only by his love for his.

Get this from a library. The desire & pursuit of the whole. [Frederick Rolfe; Andrew Eburne] -- The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole is a scurrilous sensual fantasy, a vindication of a man who felt betrayed by his friends, and a testament to a fervent affection for the city of Venice.

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Editions for The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole: A Romance of Modern Venice: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published i Cited by: 1. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t5gb7jd70 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.

Other articles where The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole is discussed: Frederick William Rolfe: appeared after his death, notably The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole (). Rolfe was also a prolific letter writer, engaging in long and heated correspondence with his enemies. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://twm66 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.

The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole, A Romance of Modern Venice. London: Cassell and Company, Octavo, original dark green cloth, top edge green, original dust jacket. $ First edition, first state, of the last work of Baron Corvo, discovered and rescued from oblivion by A.J.A.

Symons, who provides an Introduction to the book. Pursuit is proof of desire. Philippians “Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.

Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. “He who desires must pursue his desire though the whole world obstructs him.” Frederick William Rolfe (Baron Corvo) Britain, Sherlock Holmes – young detective, violin player and virtual misanthrope – has been hired by a mysterious and immensely wealthy man to find the missing manuscript of a contentious novel.

The Desire & Pursuit of the Whole. By Frederick Rolfe. New Price: Used Price: Mentioned in: snobbishness. It was to be published by an English house until a senior partner intervened, supposedly ruffled by the book’s lesbian characters. The Rock Pool did come out in France (in ), but wouldn’t appear in England until a decade later.

The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole: A Romance of Modern Venice (Cassell & Company Ltd., ; first publishedwritten ) This book gives the reader pause from the first sentence; following an epigraph from Plato, we learn.

The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole – Baron Corvo (New Directions, ) Posted on Aug by niklaslindberg I haven’t spent much time trying to “rare rank” the dust jackets i’ve found so far but up until recently i think i’ve considered Who Cooked Mother Goose.

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Tag Archives: The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole andy warhol The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole – Baron Corvo (New Directions. “Love” is the name for the desire and pursuit of wholeness Our human race can only achieve happiness if love reaches its conclusion When a lover of boys, or any other type of person, meets that very person who is his other half, he is overwhelmed, to an amazing extent, with affection, concern and love.Artist: Andy Warhol Title: The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole Author: Baron Corvo Publisher: New Directions Date: Stay safe and healthy.

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