Articles by Steven Felicelli

August 30, 2017

Behind the Masks of Jean Lorrain’s ‘Monsieur de Bougrelon’ 1

With his flamboyant costuming, elaborate d├ęcor and rhapsodic reminiscences, Lorrain is not applying lipstick to the pig of reality, but trying to elevate artifice and anachronism to a way of being in the world.