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The Olympia Press (Paris, 1953-1965)

Olympia Press.

The Olympia Press (Paris, 1953-1965)

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Published by P.J. Kearney in London (36 Broadway Court, N.8) .
Written in English

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  • Olympia Press -- Bibliography.

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    Statementcompiled by P.J. Kearney.
    ContributionsKearney, Patrick J. 1943-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-34p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21922251M
    ISBN 100950467200
    OCLC/WorldCa2347906


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Rows  Olympia Press was a Paris-based publisher, launched in by Maurice Girodias as a rebranded version of the Obelisk Press he inherited from his father Jack Kahane. It published a mix of erotic fiction and avant-garde literary fiction, and is best known for the first print of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita.

The Paris Olympia Press, successor to the famed Obelisk Press, run by Obelisk-founder Jack Kahane’s son Maurice Giriodas, picked up where Obelisk left off. The “dirty books” published by the Paris Olympia Press grew even dirtier than Kahane’s most explicit publications, and Giriodas’s avant-garde literary endeavors soon outstripped those of his : Patrick Kearney.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Publisher: Olympia Press | Open Library Donate ♥. Get this The Olympia Press book a library. The Paris Olympia Press. [Patrick J Kearney] -- An annotated bibliography, with a preface by Maurice Girodias, founder of the press, and an introductory essay by Kearney.

Includes descriptions of five editions of works by Samuel Beckett. The publisher who just came to my attention is The Olympia Press, founded in by one Maurice Girodias. He was a French publisher who sought out American and British authors who couldn’t publish their work in their own countries due to censorship restrictions.

Generally best known for publishing the first edition. During the mid- to late 50s and early 60s a large number of English-language pornographic novels under various imprints unrelated to the Olympia Press emanated from these addresses, and as will be seen from the Introduction, The Castle of the End of Love, the chronologically unofficial first Ophelia Press volume, was printed by Durocher.

[OLYMPIA PRESS]. A superb and virtually complete collection of titles published by the Olympia Press and its various imprints including the Ophelia Press, the Collection Merlin, the Atlantic Library Series, and the Traveller's Companion Series.

Paris. Shop the extensive range of books from a wide range of genres including food, comedy, history, children's, fiction, non-fiction and many more at the Olympia Publishers online shop. Anyway, I thought I should mention that one good source of e-book erotica is the current incarnation of the venerable Olympia Press: They still have Henry Miller's works, as well as the vintage Traveller's Companion and Ophelia titles.

There's also material both Victorian and new. Follow The Olympian newspaper for the latest headlines on South Sound news. Find daily local breaking news, opinion columns, videos and community events. The Olympia Press was founded by Maurice Girodias in Paris in Continuing his father’s legacy as a fearless, avant-garde publisher (his father, Jack Kahane, had published James Joyce, Anaïs Nin, and Henry Miller), Girodias (who took his mother’s maiden name during the war) was the first to publish The Ginger Man, The Naked Lunch, and—most famously— Lolita.

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Get this from a library. The Paris Olympia Press. [Patrick J Kearney; Angus Carroll] -- "The Paris Olympia Press published numerous books which, although censored or banned when they appeared, have become icons of twentieth-century literature.

In this book, renowned bibliographer (and. The Olympia Press Novelist Jack Kahane was born in Manchester inthe son of Rumanian Jewish immigrants. Inhe established the Obelisk Press and moved to Paris in order to escape British prudence and censorship.

The Paris Olympia Press, successor to the famed Obelisk Press, run by Obelisk-founder Jack Kahane's son Maurice Giriodas, picked up where Obelisk left off.

The "dirty books" published by the Paris Olympia Press grew even dirtier than Kahane's most explicit publications, and Giriodas's avant-garde literary endeavors soon outstripped those of his Price Range: $ - $ Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Olympia Press books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. 94 Olympia Press publications were promoted and packaged as "Traveller's Companion" books, usually with simple text-only covers, and each book in the series was numbered.

The "Ophelia Press" line of erotica was far larger, using the same design, but pink covers instead of green. Olympia Press. This is the page of Olympia Press on 24symbols. Here you can see and read his/her books. 4 books 0 readers 0 In exchange for a small monthly fee you can download and read all of the books offered in our catalogue on any device (mobile, tablet, e-reader with web navigator or PC).

Our catalogue includes more than 1 million. SUBMISSIONS. Olympia Publishers consider submissions from a wide range of genres, both fiction and non-fiction; from memoirs and biographies to science fiction and fantasy.

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Other articles where Olympia Press is discussed: Maurice Girodias: and in he founded Olympia Press. He quickly built a reputation for publishing books of merit that were censored or banned in other countries, including Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita () and various works by Miller, Samuel Beckett, J.P.

Donleavy, Lawrence Durrell, Jean Genet, Nikos Kazantzakis, William S. Olympia Press has 98 entries in their OverDrive catalogue OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive) Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. This is the second Olympia Press edition (the first was Memoirs of Fanny Hill, published in ).

First published in under title: Memoirs of a woman of pleasure. About this Item: Paris: The Olympia Press, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. VG reprint of Durrell's 3rd novel, originally published in It has been described as "the original angry young novel" and was not published in the Uk until About this Item: Olympia Press/ Traveller's Companion, New York, Softcover.

Condition: Very Good. Olive green softcovers lined and lettered in black. A tight example, some fade along the top portion of front cover and along the spine edge of the rear cover.

plus illustrated catalog of other Olympia Press books. Seller Inventory. The story of the Olympia Press is one of the most flamboyant in publishing history. In the s, when dirty books (and great ones) were being banned in Britain and America, Maurice Girodias launched a career in Paris that earned him the nickname the "Prince of Porn." John de St.

Jorre gives a Pages:   This series, from the s, published such works as Sextet by Henry Miller, Naked Lunch by William Burroughs, Fanny Hill by John Cleland, Nabokov’s Lolita, and Story of O by Pauline Réage.

Olympia press more-or-less stuck to works that would get a bookseller fined or jailed in the United States; so, they were released in the more sexually.

And some great erotic writing (along with some not so great) is found in the two Olympia anthologies, published in and by Grove Press and Blue Moon Books, respectively (the former is out Author: Gary Kamiya. Look at the last two paragraphs of that About us page. No reputable publishing company would likely put in a reference about a “traditional publishing contract” or a “partnership contract” with an author.

A vanity publisher does crass things like. Olympia Press The Tang Dynasty () was a golden age of poetry and short stories. In the brief span of two hundred and ninety years many outstanding poets and story writers. Sodom, Or The Quintessence Of Debauchery (The New Traveller's Companion Series) by John Wilmot: The Days of Sodom by Marquis de Sade: The White Book by Jean Cocteau: Juliette by Marquis de Sade: The Woman Thing by Harriet Daimler: Teleny by Oscar Wilde: Candy by Terry Southern: Classical Hindu Erotology by Ram.

Paris: Ophelia Press, pp. One of the Olympia Press' books printed under the Ophelia Press imprint. This is a reprint of a turn-of-the-century translation of the 18th century more. Olympus Press has been awarded over times in recognition of continued excellence in graphic arts, innovative and creative use of paper, and craftsmanship.

Calendar Contest Winners. Calendar Contest Winners. Congratulations to 18 winners who each had one or more of their photos selected for the Olympus Press Calendar.

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Olympia Press has 78 entries in their OverDrive catalogue. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. The Olympia Press Two-Volume First Edition The multi-lingual Nabokov (he grew up speaking Russian, English and French at home) finished Lolita inbut it was rejected by all the major American publishers for fear that its subject matter would prove too controversial.

The story of our century's most important pornographic publishing house turns out to be one of family values. "Venus Bound," John de St. Jorre's entertaining chronicle of the Olympia Press, charts Author: Thomas Mallon. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

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