Standard Name: Louÿs, Pierre
Used Form: Pierre Louys
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Pierre Louÿs 's Les Chansons de Bilitisposed as newly recovered autobiographical poems of Sappho (translated from Greek), and established her as pedagogue of the lyric and of lesbian sexual practice.
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By autumn 1896
French erotic writer Pierre Louÿs , already notorious for the lesbian Songs of Bilitis, 1895, printed at his own expense his best-known work, Aphrodite, about a courtesan in ancient Alexandria.