Justine, Philosophy In The Bedroom, And Other Writings

January 21, 1994|
Justine, Philosophy In The Bedroom, And Other Writings by Marquis De Sade
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No other writer has so scandalized proper society as the Marquis de Sade, but despite the deliberate destruction of over three-quarters of his work, Sade remains a major figure in the history of ideas. His influence on some of the greatest minds of the last centuryfrom Baudelaire and Swinburne to Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky and Kafkais indisputable. This volume contains Philosophy in the Bedroom, a major novel that presents the clearest summation of his political philosophy; Eugénie de Franval, a novella widely considered to be a masterpiece of eighteenth-century French literature; and the only authentic and complete American edition of his most famous work, Justine. This literary portrait of Sade is completed by one of his earliest philosophical efforts, Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man, a selection of his letters, a fifty-page chronology of his life, two important essays on Sade, and a bibliography of his work.
Marquis De Sade, 1740 - 1814 The Marquis De Sade was born in Paris in 1740. He fought in the French Army during the Seven Years War before being tried and sentenced to death in 1772 for a series of sexual crimes. He escaped to Italy but upon his return to France in 1777, he was recaptured and thrown into the prison at Vincennes. De Sad...
Title:Justine, Philosophy In The Bedroom, And Other Writings
Product dimensions:784 pages, 8.25 X 5.38 X 1.85 in
Shipping dimensions:784 pages, 8.25 X 5.38 X 1.85 in
Published:January 21, 1994
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780802132185

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