Masochism: Coldness and Cruelty & Venus in Furs

ISBN: 9780942299557 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 1991 Autor: Gilles Deleuze, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch Editură: Zone Books Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 296 Stoc: La comandă

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In his stunning essay, Coldness and Cruelty, Gilles Deleuze provides a rigorous and informed philosophical examination of the work of the late 19th-century German novelist Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. Deleuze's essay, certainly the most profound study yet produced on the relations between sadism and masochism, seeks to develop and explain Masoch's "peculiar way of 'desexualizing' love while at the same time sexualizing the entire history of humanity." He shows that masochism is something far more subtle and complex than the enjoyment of pain, that masochism has nothing to do with sadism; their worlds do not communicate, just as the genius of those who created them - Masoch and Sade - lie stylistically, philosophically, and politically poles a part.

Venus in Furs, the most famous of all of Masoch's novels was written in 1870 and belongs to an unfinished cycle of works that Masoch entitled The Heritage of Cain. The cycle was to treat a series of themes including love, war, and death. The present work is about love. Although the entire constellation of symbols that has come to characterize the masochistic syndrome can be found here - fetishes, whips, disguises, fur-clad women, contracts, humiliations, punishment, and always the volatile presence of a terrible coldness - these do not eclipse the singular power of Masoch's eroticism.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Gilles Deleuze, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Data Publicarii
1991
Editura
Zone Books
Inaltime
22.6
Latime
15.3
Grosime
2.3
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
296
Subtitlu
Coldness and Cruelty & Venus in Furs
Traducatori
Jean McNeil
Bic
JM
Greutate
482
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