Leopold von Sacher-Masoch


Born
in Lemberg (Lviv), Austria
January 27, 1836

Died
March 09, 1895

Genre


Austrian writer and journalist, who gained renown for his romantic stories of Galician life. The term masochism is derived from his name.

During his lifetime, Sacher-Masoch was well known as a man of letters, a utopian thinker who espoused socialist and humanist ideals in his fiction and non-fiction. Most of his works remain untranslated into English. The novel Venus in Furs is his only book commonly available in English.

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Venus in Furs

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3.65 avg rating — 10,802 ratings — published 1870 — 479 editions
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Σκληροί έρωτες

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3.27 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1885 — 3 editions
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El Amor de Platon

3.67 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1870 — 7 editions
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The Master Masochist: Tales...

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Venus im Pelz / Grausame Fr...

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Don Juan Von Kolomea: Galiz...

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Love. The Legacy of Cain

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La Mère de Dieu

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More books by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch…
“You have corrupted my imagination and inflamed my blood...”
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Venus in Furs

“Love knows no virtue, no merit; it loves and forgives and tolerates everything because it must. We are not guided by reason...”
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“Alas, woman is faithful as long as she loves, but you demand that she be faithful without love and give herself without enjoyment. Who is cruel then, woman or man?”
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