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  Petticoat Punishment in Erotic Literature
I did not go into the effect of the punishment on erotic literature, or on its representation in such literature.
The flagellation of a youth by a woman is, of course, a familiar theme in erotic literature.
In erotic literature published before 1893, I have only been able to find two examples of female clothing being used in the context of punishment (apart from the de Sade case), and in both cases the costume is worn during corporal punishment, not just as a shaming technique.
www.petticoated.com /petpunessay.htm   (1742 words)

 Erotic Literature
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Marco Vassi was possibly the greatest erotic writer of his generation.
Discover what happens in the dark, where secret fantasies and sensual abandon take a dangerous turn, slipping into a terrifying realm of primal fear, treacherous temptations, and fatal attractions.
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  New Statesman - Erotic literature
When Lizzie declares, "I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed upon to marry", the depth of her denial is in direct proportion to her capacity to love Darcy.
The latent eroticism in the Brontes' novels is less rarefied: three sisters living and menstruating together, in a remote parsonage, with only a drunken brother to lavish affection on.
The dwindling of taboos and the advent of cinema made the 20th century less fertile territory for erotic literature.
www.newstatesman.com /199812040045   (1083 words)

  Erotic literature
Erotic literature is literature, either as a form of erotica written to arouse the reader, or to give instruction in sexual technique.
Most erotic literature is of novel length, although there are also erotic short stories.
There is a substantial overap between erotic literature and pornography, with the distinction typically being made on perceived literary merit.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/e/er/erotic_literature.html   (174 words)

Aside from these examples, erotic descriptions in romances are usually a matter of one-directional desire of a man for a woman, usually couched in abundant metaphors and other rhetorical devices.
As for erotic descriptions in the g@azal, a particularly fine example appears in a g@azal by Sa¿d^ which begins "emæab magar be-waqt nam^kòúa@nad ^n kòoru@s" (This cock seems to be cowing at the wrong time tonight; Sa¿d^, p.
Contemporary Persian literature is also not lacking in erotic descriptions, notable examples appearing in the poems of Foru@g@ Farrokòza@d, such as her short lyric called "AÚbtan^" (pp.
www.iranica.com /newsite/articles/v8f5/v8f568.html   (1400 words)

 Big Bridge #9   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After all, erotic writing is a threat to the conventional moral order-Dionysus calling to the demons of the unconscious-and general literature is seldom so directly threatening.
Erotic writing is therefore peculiarly virginal, for in the absence of these reactions there are no standards by which its real achievements can be measured.
Erotic writing is strong because it is read innocently and weak because its readers have no criteria by which to judge it.
www.bigbridge.org /issue9/eroticsecretrecord.htm   (1858 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - News - City Has 'Plenty of Eroticism'
Asked how erotic art differs from pornography, he said pornography is essentially a moral term while what interests him in erotic art is the portrayal of sexuality as an expression of freedom.
Most artists have created erotic works at some time in their life, but erotic art is still rather rare because many of them have been destroyed at times when they were forbidden, he said.
German erotic art often presents a dark variant of sexuality, and can even be anti-erotic because of its connection with violence.
www.sptimes.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=3321   (449 words)

 Big Bridge #9   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is a theme which runs through the history of erotic literature, suggesting that—just as every poem is an illumination of heightened experience—good erotic novels are illuminations of heightened experience of eroticism.
Erotic literature is as likely as poetry to be experimental in presentation.
The poets who have written erotic literature have discovered in the sexual encounter and in the conventions of the genre the material for the creation of new dreams.
www.bigbridge.org /issue9/poetryanderoticism.htm   (862 words)

 erotic literature — erotica literature
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 H-Net Review: Jennine Hurl-Eamon on Reading Sex in the Eighteenth Century: Bodies and Gender in English Erotic Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In this she is somewhat less convincing, as it is hardly surprising that the literature of male sexual fantasy would refuse to wholeheartedly adopt notions of women as asexual mothers.
Thus, her point that breasts continued to be eroticized at the end of the eighteenth century, rather than being depicted only as instruments of lactation, cannot fully counter the broader cultural histories that chart the rise of the sexually passive mother as a feminine ideal.
She places the erotic culture of England in the wider context of Europe, showing an awareness of the rich historiography already present for eighteenth-century French pornography in particular.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=258081159033881   (1311 words)

 Erotic fiction, erotic literature
Erotic fiction or less commonly erotic literature is the name given to literature that deals with sex or sexual themes, in a literary or serious way, and sometimes including elements of satire or social criticism.
Some erotic literature is of novel length, although there are also erotic short stories.
There is a substantial overlap between erotic literature and pornography, with the distinction typically being made on perceived literary merit.
www.jahsonic.com /EroticFiction.html   (608 words)

 The Book Pl@ce: Title Detail
The "Encyclopedia of Erotic Literature" is a two-volume work that contains some 540 entries on erotic literature on an international scale.
The entries examine the history of the literature in different countries and languages from classical antiquity to the present day, individual writers from around the world (not all of them necessarily known as specialist writers of erotic literature), significant works, genres and critical approaches, and general themes pertinent to erotic literature (nudity, prostitution, etc.).
The definition of erotic literature is broad, encompassing all the material recognized in the study of the field: not just fiction in all genres (novels, poetry, short stories, drama) but also essays, autobiographies, treatises, and sex manuals from different cultures.
www.thebookplace.com /bookplace/display.asp?K=510000001173660&aub=Gaetan&m=1&dc=4   (166 words)

 Erotic literature - Definition, explanation
The arrival of the internet has ushered in a new era in erotic literature, allowing readers to indulge private fantasies without having to face a store clerk or mail carrier.
Many websites now exist promoting commercial-grade erotic literature while others have sought to promote non-commercial story distribution, affording readers the opportunity to become authors, anonymously writing and posting their own stories.
The explosion of quantity in erotic literature has not translated into an equal rise in quality.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/e/er/erotic_literature.php   (526 words)

 Classic Chinese Erotic Literature, Asian Erotica: Novels and Short Stories
While most Westerners seem to have heard of the "Kama Sutra", few are aware of the Chinese tradition of erotic literature.
Erotica was present in the form of fiction (both full-length novels and short stories) and poetry, erotic art in the form of very practical "pillow books", and taoist treatises on effective sexual techniques for "maximizing life energies".
The best known Chinese erotic novel is based on a major expansion of a side story of the Water Margin.
www.yellowbridge.com /literature/erotica.html   (815 words)

 APHRODISIACS - An Encyclopedia of Erotic Wisdom
Roman erotic art did not approach the quality achieved by the Greeks, but there is a cheerful vitality about the numerous amulets, charms and figures (where they have survived) reflecting the Roman preoccupation with the phallus which was influenced by both Greeks and Etruscans.
Erotic writing of this kind is either good or bad, but it is also either erotic or pornographic.
The history of erotic literature from the Classical period to the present follows the same pattern as the visual arts (see Erotic Art).
www.geocities.com /erotobook/e-page.htm   (2292 words)

 How I Ascended: Becoming an Erotic Goddess -- Writers Write(R)
I thought how curious it was that I had arrived at this place, an erotic "deity." It occurred to me that it had been decades in America since anyone had taken erotica seriously, or treated erotic literature as something to be respected.
The few scholars who concerned themselves with erotic writing had been isolated and were not involved in the countercultural publishing scene.
Erotic writing today is not only the best work of its kind that we've ever seen in the English language, it also has had an indelible effect on all of American literature.
www.writerswrite.com /fiction/bright.htm   (2059 words)

 Erotic literature: Encyclopedia II - Erotic literature - Internet fiction
It now hosts the erotic literature of nearly two thousand authors, including some of the biggest and most well-loved in the field.
Literotica, in particular, is almost certainly the most popular erotic text site in existence, with nearly 25,000 registered authors (as of late 2005) contributing close to 90,000 stories, poems, essays, illustrated stories and audio stories in a huge variety of categories.
With the advent of podcasting and MP3s, it is possible that erotic literature will find a new markets in the form of an internet-based market in downloadable audio books.
www.experiencefestival.com /a/Erotic_literature_-_Internet_fiction/id/1368868   (785 words)

 Erotic literature - masturbation girl - romantic novel,..   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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www.levanda.com /sw-ebooks/erotic_literature.html   (245 words)

 Erotic literature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Erotic literature is literature written to arouse the reader, and/or give instruction in sexual technique, typically of novel length.
They are a form of Erotica, which includes images (painting and photographic) and sculputures as well as the printed word.
The Kama Sutra is one of the best known works of instructional erotic literature.
www.fact-index.com /e/er/erotic_literature.html   (91 words)

 Bristol University - Department of English - Erotic Literature
On completion of the unit, students will be expected to be familiar with a wide range of historical erotic literature, and should be able to read this work in its context as well as in terms of current critical theory.
They should be able to define the erotic according to different thinkers, and understand some of the ways in which the relationship between writing and the body has been explored in critical theory.
This unit surveys the history of erotic literature, and analyzes it using the approaches of a variety of twentieth-century critical theorists and philosophers.
www.bris.ac.uk /english/undergraduate/current/year2/special-subject-units/erotic.html   (852 words)

 classic erotic literature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Erotic literature is a literary genre that either takes the...
classic erotic literature is of novel length, although there are also erotic short stories.
on the literature of the Greeks and Romans, literature written in Greek and Latin.
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 Foucault's Virginity - Cambridge University Press
Modern writers on the history of sexuality have largely ignored this literature in favour of prose treatises, philosophy and Christian homilies.
Simon Goldhill, writing with the same wit and verve as the ancient writers with whom he engages, sets out to put these texts back into the history of sexuality.
The result is a dazzling celebration of sex and sexuality in the Greek literature of the first centuries CE.
www.cambridge.org /uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521473721   (151 words)

The launch of this collection of erotic literature is thought to be giving a boost to the Venezuelan publishing industry, which is enduring hard times, largely due to the freeze on book imports resulting from currency controls imposed here since February.
This new erotic addition to Venezuelan bookshelves has arrived at nearly the same time as the release of "Subidos de tono" (a phrase that translates roughly as "risqué"), a collection of erotic short stories by Latin American authors, published by Ekaré, with backing from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation).
Although erotic literature had never been presented in Venezuela before as a separate literary genre, the country has a tradition of this sort of narrative.
www.ipsnews.net /interna.asp?idnews=20153   (999 words)

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 erotic - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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 Writing and Selling Erotic Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Erotic literature is a growing field and one that spans a multitude of genres, as well as being one unto itself.
There is erotic horror, science fiction and fantasy erotica, literary erotica and erotic romance, just to name a few genres that are receptive to erotic writing.
Erotic fiction depends on the physical actions and sensations of your characters for impact.
www.writing-world.com /fiction/erotica.shtml   (1617 words)

 Radha in the Erotic Play of the Universe
For bhakti is preeminently feminine in its orientation, and the erotic love for Krishna (or Siva, as the case may be) is envisioned entirely from the woman's viewpoint.
For example, S.K. De, Ancient Indian Erotics and Erotic Literature, (Calcutta: K.L. Mukhopadhyay, 1959), 82; Norvin Hein, "Radha and Erotic Community," in The Divine Consort: Radha and the Goddesses of India, John Stratton Hawley and Donna Marie Wulff, eds.
Drawing on the conventions of the classical literature of love and using an existing pan-Indian stock of symbols and figures of speech, the bhakti poets nevertheless strive for spontaneous, direct, personal expression of feeling rather than a rarified cultivation of aesthetic effect and the `emotion recollected', preferred by the Sanskrit poets.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=146   (7164 words)

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