1 in a letter to Louys
from 1901), but the inclusion of an altered Marseillaise melody is much more subtle; in a letter to his publisher Durand, Debussy referred to it as a "pre-Marseillaise" in the form of a "modest carillon call.
Her Grecian tales strike me as resembling the self-made antiquity of a Pierre Louys
or the classical reconstructions of a Giraudoux; but her liberationist attitudes do, in fact, bring her closer to the surrealist tradition in its championing of imagination and creativity as the preeminent tools of spiritual and political transformation.
Jeanne Mammen (1890-1976) was a successful commercial artist who provided drawings and watercolors for lesbian publications as well as mainstream books and fashion magazines, and illustrated the sapphic poems of Pierre Louys
, Songs of Bilitis.
Sheybal is the director of the film within the film as well as Debussy's friend and collaborator, Pierre Louis, who wrote erotic verse under the name Pierre Louys
Almost every gay and lesbian writer of note seems to be represented, along with numerous heterosexual writers who have addressed homosexuality in their works: Saint Augustine is here, Donne, Tennyson - but not Pierre Louys
, who doted on lesbians - and a rather cutting entry on Hemingway (which omits "The Sea Change" from the discussion of his works that treat homosexuality).
The only significant omission I found is the Musica Dei donum by Jean Louys
(Johannes or Jan Louuys or Loys) from the list of contents for book 8 (16:ix [no.