Probing the dandy’s ambiguous yet potent sexual appeal
A nostalgic look back at the early eighties and the unparalleled impact of the Official Preppy Handbook on the author’s life. Foreshadowing not only a middle age spent in the comfortable embrace of Ivy-classics but harping back also to the author’s father’s time as a Pan-European Americanophile in the 1960s.
Some thoughts on J.K. Huysmans À Rebours
An alternative preface to The Dandy at Dusk in the distinguished author’s native language.