Labyrinth of Desire

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Harper Collins, Jul 3, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
9 Reviews

It’s a book that women talk to their girlfriends about, and a book they’d like their lovers to read. It’s an “intellectually sexy experience” that lyrically, wittily and provocatively explores women’s history of romantic obsession through the telling and deconstruction of a passionate love affair.

 

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Review: Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession

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A intimate short story of one woman's passionate experience, annotated by a very readable, factual history of romantic/obsessive love, skillfully worked into a study of passion's place as both ... Read full review

Review: Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession

User Review  - Katrina - Goodreads

A intimate short story of one woman's passionate experience, annotated by a very readable, factual history of romantic/obsessive love, skillfully worked into a study of passion's place as both ... Read full review

Contents

Cover Title Page Introductíon
Women of the Heart
The Story Beneath the Story
The Empty Landscape
Love at First Sight
The Dinner Party
The Shadow Artist
Erotic Gestures
Models Chapter 11 The Demon Lover
The First Conversation
This Gnawing Hunger
Sex and Desire
Dreams
Tantalus Love
Pleasurable Cruelty
Don Juan Doña Juana

The Body
Passions Chemistry

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About the author (2012)

ROSEMARY SULLIVAN is an acclaimed biographer, poet and editor. She is the author of nine books of non-fiction, including Villa Air-Bel, which was awarded a Canadian Jewish Book Award; Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion and Romantic Obsession; By Heart: Elizabeth Smart--A Life and the #1 bestseller The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood, Starting Out. Her biography of Gwendolyn MacEwen, Shadow Maker, won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction, the Canadian Authors Association Literary Award, the Toronto Book Award and the University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography. Sullivan’s journalistic pieces have won her a National Magazine Awards silver medal and a Western Journalism first prize for travelogue; her academic honours include Killam, Trudeau and Guggenheim fellowships. She lives in Toronto, where she is a professor of English at the University of Toronto.

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