In youth is pleasure by Denton Welch

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby Denton Welch ; with a new foreword by William Burroughs.
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LC ClassificationsPR6045.E517 I5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. :
Number of Pages154
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Open LibraryOL2556994M
ISBN 100525481613
LC Control Number85070225

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Denton Welch's In Youth Is Pleasure (), set in s England during the calm before the storm that was WW2, is the richly impressionistic story of Orvil Pym, a teenage boy vacationing at an out-of-the-way hotel with his widowed father and two older brothers. Welch /5. Buy In Youth Is Pleasure by Denton Welch online at Alibris.

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The quotidian events of a seemingly ordinary summer are rendered dazzling by the intensity of adolescence and Welch’s gift for human observation. First published in“In Youth Is Pleasure” is based closely on Welch’s own adolescent experiences of solitude and introspection.

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Painfully sensitive and sad Orville Pym is fifteen, and the novel recounts the summer holiday after his first miserable year at public school. As in all of Welch's work, what is most important are the details of Orville's surroundings, as reflected through his remarkable perception.

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You have the pleasure of going over the old ground, and recalling both the intellectual scenery and your own earlier self. Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; the instinct of private property, which is fundamental in human beings, can here be cultivated with every advantage and no evils.

Introduction to The Book of Pleasure By Kenneth Grant First published in The Book of Pleasure, Austin Osman Spare was born at Snowhill, London, in Apart from William Blake, John Martin, Aubrey Beardsley, Sidney Sime, and a mere handful of others, England has produced no artist to equal Spare for sheer ability and imaginative fecundity.

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This story begins with .In this early poem, he touches upon the topic of self-pleasure, using suggestive language (the phrase ‘willy nilly’ is a loaded one here) to conjure up the experience of what the Victorians called ‘self-pollution’.

A somewhat different poetic take on youth from the others .

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