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Among the marce,la from Pompeii, Octavien comes across a molding of a beautiful woman. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Hamilton, A letter from Sir William Hamilton. The three friends go to Pompeii, visit the site with a guide and come back to their lodgings.

The Congreve Muse is dead. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I loved that, and in fact that whole chapter.

The first time I visited Herculaneum I remember the strangeness of it my first visit to Pompeii was a disappointment as the guides back then wanted bribes to let you see stuff.

Contact If you wish to contact me: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He tells how, once: Once more, he notices only tautier and parts of Arria Marcella, her eyes and—above all— her breasts.

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Arria Marcella by Théophile Gautier

Here, once again, we can see Octavien anatomizing no less than fetishizing the object of his desire. Karamazov rated it it was amazing Dec 05, InGiuseppe Fiorelli managed to pour plaster into the cavities left in the lava ashes by disintegrated bodies.


Cat rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Steven Saylor is excellent. I had to read it.

Delusion and Dream in Théophile Gautier’s Arria Marcella: Souvenir de Pompéi

I absolutely second that recommendation. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Last Days of Pompeii1 This was the wish, comprehensible to every archaeologist, to have been an eyewitness of that catastrophe of Remember me on this computer. But still, he captures the feeling we have when we visit old places, the conscience that men long times gone used to live there. Click here to sign up.

Of course, the dog got to me more than anything else.