Erotic Literature: Twenty-four Centuries of Sensual Writing
HarperCollins Publishers, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 376 pages
The literature and art of eroticism--in a thoughtful and varied collection that sweeps across history and cultures. These diverse selections are from Ovid, Boccaccio, St. Jerome, Casanova, Kate Chopin, Walt Whitman, Marguerite Duras, and many others. Illus.
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