The Marquis de Sade: The Complete Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and other writings

The Marquis de Sade: The Complete Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and other writings

Marquis de Sade


No different author has so scandalized right society because the Marquis de Sade, yet regardless of the planned destruction of over three-quarters of his paintings, Sade continues to be a huge determine within the historical past of principles. His effect on a number of the maximum minds of the final century—from Baudelaire and Swinburne to Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky and Kafka—is undeniable. This quantity comprises Philosophy within the bed room, an immense novel that offers the clearest summation of his political philosophy; Eugénie de Franval, a novella broadly thought of to be a masterpiece of eighteenth-century French literature; and the single actual and entire American variation of his most famed paintings, Justine. This literary portrait of Sade is finished by way of one in every of his earliest philosophical efforts, discussion among a clergyman and a demise guy, a range of his letters, a fifty-page chronology of his lifestyles, very important essays on Sade, and a bibliography of his paintings.

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