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Sublime Surrender: Male Masochism at the Fin-de-Si Cle
When Heinrich Heine left his sick bed in 1848 and stumbled to the Louvre to fall before a statue of the goddess of beauty and lie in the pitying, cold glance she seemed to cast on his prostrate body, he defined a recurring motif of the second half of the nineteenth century, according to Suzanne R. Stewart. Directing her attention to the voice of the shriveled male body at ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 11th 1998 by Cornell University Press
(first published June 1998)
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