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Published by P. Owen in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sade, marquis de, 1740-1814.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2063.S3 G6 1953 Delta
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6143643M
LC Control Number53032026
OCLC/WorldCa4358091

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The Life and Ideas of the Marquis de Sade - Kindle edition by Gorer, Geoffrey. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Life and Ideas of the Marquis de Sade/5(2). This classic book is on the life and ideas of the Marquis De Sade, the notorious sexual libertine and controversial writer, and will make an excellent addition to the bookshelf . Marquis de Sade, byname of Donatien-Alphonse-François, Comte de Sade, (born June 2, , Paris, France—died December 2, , Charenton, near Paris), French nobleman whose perverse sexual preferences and erotic writings gave rise to the term sadism. His best-known work is the novel Justine . The Marquis de Sade was an aristocrat from a Provençal family, born in Born to a very old—and he was very proud of this—noble family. He could date his aristocracy way back to the twelfth century and that was very important to him. He grew up in a royal household for the first few years of his life.

  Marquis De Sade: His Early Life. Born Donatien Alphonse Francois Comte de Sade in , the marquis began his life in a noble family. His mother, a lady in waiting to the French royal family, had intended that her son be a playmate of the royal : Bernadette Deron.   The Marquis De Sade spent 32 years in prison or in mental hospitals. Photograph: Channel 4 The story of the scroll, complete with Provençal noblemen, prison-breaks, and shadowy booksellers, reads.   This classic book is on the life and ideas of the Marquis De Sade, the notorious sexual libertine and controversial writer, and will make an excellent addition to the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in the subject/5(3). To some the Marquis de Sade was a monster, to others an apostle of sexual freedom and a literary genius. Lever reconstructs the life of the "divine marquis" in all its splendor and perversity. Named a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.4/5.

OCLC Number: Notes: Tít. orig.: The life and ideas of the Marquis de Sade. Description: p. ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Life and ideas of the Marquis de Sade. The Life and Ideas of the Marquis de Sade eBook: Geoffrey Gorer: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket Today's Deals Christmas Shop Vouchers AmazonBasics Best Sellers Gift Ideas 5/5(1). Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gorer, Geoffrey, Life and ideas of the Marquis de Sade. Westport, Conn.   Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade, was a free soul who could see beyond the constraints imposed by an age of hypocrisy and double standards. His belief in sexual freedom, total insanity, fierce eroticism, radical political views, combined with his boundless imagination, made Napoleon order his incarceration.