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Sex drives : fantasies of fascism in literary modernism

Author: Laura Catherine Frost
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2002.
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Salvador Dali's autobiography confesses that "Hitler turned me on in the highest," while Sylvia Plath maintains that "every woman adores a Fascist." Susan Sontag's famous observation that art reveals  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Frost, Laura Catherine, 1967-
Sex drives.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606593209
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Catherine Frost
ISBN: 0801438942 9780801438943 0801487641 9780801487644
OCLC Number: 47023548
Description: viii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fascism and sadomasochism: the origins of an erotics --
The libidinal politics of D.H. Lawrence's "leadership novels" --
The surreal swastikas of Georges Bataille and Hans Bellemer --
Beauty and the Boche: propaganda and the sexualized enemy in Vercors's Silence of the sea --
Horizontal treason: Jean Genet's Funeral rites --
"Every woman adores a fascist": Marguerite Duras, Sylvia Plath, and feminist visions of fascism --
"This cellar of the present."
Responsibility: Laura Frost.

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"In her genuinely thought-provoking study Laura Frost chooses to examine Modernist writers who failed to succumb to fascist ideology, yet produced 'fictions of eroticized fascism.' The study is Read more...

 
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