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Adéle Olivia Gladwell
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QuoteBirth, sex (most importantly orgasm or petit mort) and death. Three phenomena that few would disagree are the three most extreme experiences known to humankind. They are interwoven. Three experiences so extreme we lose control of the ego [and our bodies], we touch archetypeal elements. --Adèle Olivia Gladwell in Circles of Sex and Death.
Blood and Roses : Vampires in 19th Century Literature (1992) - Adele Olivia Gladwell
Blood and Roses : Vampires in 19th Century Literature (1992) - Adele Olivia Gladwell [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]
The definitive collection of 19th Century literature in which the vampire, or vampirism - both embodied and atmospheric - appears. Seventeen seminal texts by legendary European authors, covering the whole of that delirious period from Gothic and Romantic, through Symbolism and Decadence to proto-Surrealism and beyond, in a single volume charged with sex, blood and horror.
Includes: Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Machen, Le Comte de Lautréamont, Count Stenbock, J-K Huysmans, Jean Lorrain, Théophile Gautier, Charles Nodier, J Sheridan Le Fanu, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Oscar Wilde, Ivan Turgenev, Charlotte Bronte, J.M.Ryder --amazon editorial
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