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Wainhouse, Austryn

Works: 47 works in 135 publications in 1 language and 2,831 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Erotic fiction  History  Satire  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War fiction  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Illustrated works  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Compiler
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Publications about Austryn Wainhouse
Publications by Austryn Wainhouse
Publications by Austryn Wainhouse, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Austryn Wainhouse
Most widely held works by Austryn Wainhouse
The 120 days of Sodom and other writings by Sade( Book )
20 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
"The Marquis de Sade, vilified by respectable society from his own time through ours, apotheosized by Apollinaire as "the freest spirit that has yet existed," wrote The 120 Days of Sodom while imprisoned in the Bastille. An exhaustive catalogue of sexual aberrations and the first systematic exploration-a hundred years before Krafft-Ebing and Freud-of the psychology of sex, it is considered Sade's crowning achievement and the cornerstone of his thought. Lost after the storming of the Bastille in 1789, it was later retrieved but remained unpublished until 1935. In addition to The 120 Days, this volume includes Sade's "Reflections on the Novel," his play Oxtiem, and his novella Ernestine. The selections are introduced by Simone de Beauvoir's landmark essay "Must We Burn Sade?" and Pierre Klossowski's provocative "Nature as Destructive Principle." "Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change."--Sade's Last Will and Testament."-- (April 19, 2011)
Justine, Philosophy in the bedroom, and other writings by Sade( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
No other writer has so scandalized proper society as the Marquis de Sade, but despite the deliberate destruction of over three-quarters of his work, Sade remains a major figure in the history of ideas. His influence on some of the greatest minds of the last century'from Baudelaire and Swinburne to Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky and Kafka'is indisputable. This volume contains Philosophy in the Bedroom, a major novel that presents the clearest summation of his political philosophy; EugEnie de Franval, a novella widely considered to be a masterpiece of eighteenth-century French literature; and the only authentic and complete American edition of his most famous work, Justine. This literary portrait of Sade is completed by one of his earliest philosophical efforts, Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man, a selection of his letters, a fifty-page chronology of his life, two important essays on Sade, and a bibliography of his work
Roberte ce soir and the revocation of the edict of Nantes by Pierre Klossowski( Book )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"Like the works of Georges Bataille, and those of the Marquis de Sade before him, Klossowski's erotic fiction explores the connections between the mind and body. This pair of short novels merges the sexual misadventures of Octave, his striking young wife Roberte, and their nephew Antoine, with Klossowski's philosophical and theological concerns. Roberte Ce Soir is a dramatic enactment of Octave's ritual of hospitality in which Roberte offers herself to any guest who desires her, and The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes relates Roberte's predicament when she is forced to censor this same play. The resulting text represents one of the most provocative intellectual and sexual discourses of our time."--Jacket
The Olympia reader : selections from the Traveller's companion series by Maurice Girodias( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
C'est la guerre by Louis Calaferte( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A boy's account of the nasty goings-on in a French village during World War II, some narrated in prose-poetry: "The man clips off the kneeling woman's hair. / The people shout with joy. / The hair is falling all around the woman. / The woman is crying. / The people yell piece of shit."
Hedyphagetica : a romantic argument after certain old models, & containing an assortment of heroes, scenes of anthropophagy & of pathos, an apology for epicurism, & many objections raised against it, together with reflexions upon the bodies politic & individual, their affections, nourishments &c. by Austryn Wainhouse( Book )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A one-eyed schlemiel named Dr. Samuel Johnson (not the Dictionary Johnson) becomes the most famous prisoner in the mythical country of Gron. The first and last sections of the novel are parts of a letter written by the unnamed official historian of Gron to his lover, Aimee, who stands high in the court of the Accuser, Claude-Maxime, a crazed tyrant. The Accuser has kept the state in perpetual war since his coup d'tat 39 years before and subjects the homeland to any number of repressions
Chance and necessity; an essay on the natural philosophy of modern biology by Jacques Monod( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"A philosophical statement whose explicit intention is to sweep away as both false and dangerous the 'animist' conception of man that has dominated virtually all Western world views from those of primitive cultures to those of dialectical materialists. Monod bases his argument on the evidence of modern biology, which shows, indisputably, that man is the product of chance genetic mutation. He draws upon what we now know about genetic structure (and on what we can theorize) to suggest an entirely new way of looking at ourselves. He argues that objective scientific knowledge, the only knowledge we can rely on, denies the concepts of destiny or evolutionary purpose that underlie traditional philosophies; and he contends that the persistence of those concepts is responsible for the intensifying schizophrenia of a world that accepts, and lives by, the fruits of science while refusing to face its momentous moral implications"--Publisher description
My mother ; Madame Edwarda ; and, the dead man by Georges Bataille( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"In these three works of erotic prose Georges Bataille fuses sex and spirituality in a highly personal and philosophical vision of the self. "My Mother" is a frank and intense depiction of a young man's sexual initiation and corruption by his mother, where the profane becomes sacred, and intense experience is shown as the only way to transcend the boundaries of society and morality. "Madame Edwarda" is the story of a prostitute who calls herself God, and "The Dead Man", published in 1964 after Bataille's death, is a startling short tale of cruelty and desire. This volume also contains Bataille's own introductions to his texts as well as essays by Yukio Mishima and Ken Hollings."
René Magritte by Patrick Waldberg( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Story of O by Pauline Réage( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
O is a young, beautiful fashion photographer in Paris. One day her lover, Rene, takes her to a chateau, where she is enslaved, with Rene's approval, and systematically sexually assaulted by various other men. Later, Rene turns O over to Sir Stephen, an English friend who intensifies the brutality. But the final humiliation is yet to come
A chronicle of a voyage by Austryn Wainhouse( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The West Indies and their future by Daniel Guérin( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
120 days of Sodom by Sade( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The 120 Days of Sodom or the School of Licentiousness (Les 120 journées de Sodome ou l'école du libertinage) is a book written by the French writer Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade in 1785. It relates the story of four wealthy men who enslave 46 mostly teenaged victims and sexually torture and kill them while listening to stories told by old prostitutes. The book was not published until 1905. Originally written in French, it was translated into many languages, including English, Japanese and German. Due to its extreme sexual and violent nature, the book remained banned in many countr
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controlled identity Casavini, Pieralessandro

Casavini, Pieralessandro
Casavini, Pierallesandro.
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