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The libertine. A novel

James Bacon

The libertine. A novel

In a series of letters. By James Bacon.

by James Bacon

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Published by printed for W. Miller in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3604, no. 05.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationx,[2],285p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16909707M

This book has two main aims: firstly, and most importantly, to introduce the Marquis de Sade’s most controversial works of fiction to a new generation of readers, especially in the English-speaking world; secondly, to attempt to recuperate these works from the margins of eighteenth-century literature, to which they have for too long been relegated by censoring discourses, ranging from the.   After a terrorist bomb explodes in an art museum, the young narrator of Donna Tartt’s new novel, “The Goldfinch,” becomes the protector of a 17th-century painting.

  Buy a cheap copy of Libertine's Kiss book by Judith James. Abandoned by his cavalier father at a young age, William de Veres grew up knowing precious little happiness. But William has put the past firmly behind him and as a Free shipping over $/5(5). The rise of erotic literature was inherently tied to that of the novel, necessitating a discussion of the rise of the novel and how it contributed to the development and reception of pornography. Circulating libraries and book rentals also developed during this period, support, and spread libertine ethics.

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Inside the cylinder was a scroll, 12m long and 11cm wide, covered in minute handwriting: the manuscript of an unfinished novel called The Days of Sodom, or The School of Libertinage.