restricted access   Volume 35, Number 2, Summer 1995

Table of Contents

From: L'Esprit Créateur

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Writing about Sex: The Discourses of Eroticism in Seventeenth-Century France

Guest Editor: Abby E. Zanger


Writing about Sex and …

pp. 3-8

Salomon Trismosin and Clovis Hesteau de Nuysement: The Sexual Politics of Alchemy in Early Modern France

pp. 9-21

Eroticizing the Fronde: Sexual Deviance and Political Disorder in the Mazarinades

pp. 22-36

Desire and Writing in Scudéry’s “Histoire de Sapho”

pp. 37-50

Transtextualité et construction de la sexualité: la Satyra sotadica de Chorier

pp. 51-66

Sexual Pleasure and Sacred Law: Transgression and Complicity in Vénus dans le cloître

pp. 67-83

Authorizing the Illicit, or How to Create Works of Lasting Insignificance

pp. 84-100

Book Reviews

The Graphic Unconscious in Early Modern Writing by Tom Conley (review)

pp. 101-102

Writing the Renaissance: Essays on Sixteenth-Century French Literature in Honor of Floyd Gray ed. by Raymond C. La Charité (review)

pp. 102-103

Dangerous Truths & Criminal Passions: The Evolution of the French Novel, 1569–1791 by Thomas DiPiero (review)

pp. 103-104

Engraven Desire. Eros, Image and Text in the French Eighteenth Century by Philip Stewart (review)

pp. 104-105

Forbidden Texts: Erotic Literature and Its Readers in Eighteenth-Century France by Jean-Marie Goulemot (review)

pp. 105-106

Ventriloquized Bodies: The Narrative Uses of Hysteria in France (1850–1900) by Janet Beizer (review)

pp. 106-107