About
Content
Store
Forum

Rebirth of Reason
War
People
Archives
Objectivism

Books: von Sacher-Masoch, Leopold

Sanction this BookEditFavorite
Venus In Furs
Venus In Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

First published in 1870, Venus in Furs gained for its author both notoriety and a degree of immortality when the word "masochism"--derived from his name--entered the psychiatric lexicon. The novel describes the sexual obsessions of Severin von Kusiemski, a European nobleman with the desire "to be the slave of a woman." Severin finds his ideal of vo... (See the whole review)

(Added by Orion Reasoner on 10/04/2004, 10:59pm)
Buy this book at Amazon.com
Discuss this Book (1 message)



User ID Password reminder or create account.