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There have been so many books, essays and articles written about Huysmans and his work that it is almost impossible to list every one. The sections below include comprehensive lists of the most important.

red   Works by J.-K. Huysmans in French, and translated into English, Spanish, German, Italian and Dutch.

A chronological list of the various editions of Huysmans’ work, including posthumous publications.

red   Correspondence

Although no complete correspondence has yet been published (an edition is currently being planned), a number of collections of letters to individual recipients have appeared.

red   Criticism in English, French, German, and Italian.

A list of critical works on Huysmans’ work published in book form, together with a list of essays and articles that have appeared in periodicals and newspapers.

red   Bulletin de la Société J.-K. Huysmans

A list of articles contributed to the annual bulletin of the Société J.-K. Huysmans since its first publication in 1928. To contact the Société J.-K. Huysmans, click here.

red   Huysmansiana

A selection of some of the rare and interesting books that have been published on Huysmans and his work since his death in 1907. I am always interested in purchasing rare works by or about Huysmans, please contact me by email if you think you have something of interest.

red   Groves & Michaux and the Fortune Press

Groves & Michaux and the Fortune Press published some of the earliest English translations of Huysmans’ major work. But the facts surrounding the editions produced by the two publishers are little known and often obscure, leading to misattributions and confusion about which edition is which. Here is a convenient guide showing the distinguishing features of each of the various editions.