Marquis de Sade: The Genius of Passion (Paperback)

by Ronald Hayman

Format: Paperback 288 pages

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The Marquis de Sade continues to linger in our imaginations. After two centuries, this man still has the power both to shock and to inspire feelings of awe, contempt and disquiet. Nevertheless, the intricacies of his character, the work he produced and the nature of the threat he still seems to assert have been shrouded by time and the concept of sadism. Ronald Hayman's searching biography uncovers the man at the heart of the myth and illuminates de Sade against the repression, violence and change of the 18th century.

Book details

Published
22/08/2003

Publisher
Tauris Parke Paperbacks

ISBN
9781860648946


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