The Sadeian Woman: An Exercise in Cultural History
Draws on de Sade's embodiments of women's two roles, Justine and Juliette, and on more contemporary models to argue that sexuality is a mode of power politics as well as a vital way to advance relationships admitting of neither conqueror nor conquered. Reprint.
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Review: The Sadeian Woman: And the Ideology of PornographyUser Review - Liz - Goodreads
I need to read this again. I do love the way Carter can write on such a topic--rather than academy-speak, her language remains round and volumptious as in her novels. Read full review