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Erotism : death & sensuality / Georges Bataille ; translated by Mary Dalwood.

Author/Creator:
Bataille, Georges, 1897-1962.
Standardized Title:
Erotisme. English
Other Title:
Eroticism.
Edition:
1st City lights ed.
Publication:
San Francisco : City Lights Books, 1986, c1962.
Format/Description:
Book
276, [4] p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Sex -- Religious aspects.
Sex (Psychology).
Taboo.
Death.
Contents:
Eroticism in inner experience
The link between taboos and death
Taboos related to reproduction
Affinities between reproduction and death
Transgression
Murder, hunting and war
Murder and sacrifice
From religious sacrifice to eroticism
Sexual plethora and death
Transgression in marriage and in orgy
Christianity
The object of desire : prostitution
Beauty
Kinsey, the underworld and work
De Sade's sovereign man
De Sade and the normal man
The enigma of incest
Mysticism and sensuality
Sanctity, eroticism and solitude
A preface to 'Madame Edwarda".
Notes:
Translation of: L'érotisme.
Reprint. Originally published: Death and sensuality. New York : Walker, 1962.
Bibliography: p. [277]-[278].
Includes index.
ISBN:
0872861902 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
OCLC:
13560896
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