qMurder, seduction, and incest are among the cruel rewards for selfless love in Sade's stories; tragedy, despair, and death the inevitable outcome. In this text Sade asks questions about society, about ourselves, and about life, for which we have yet to fHeroic and Tragic Tales, Preceeded by an Essay on Novels Marquis de Sade, David Coward ... If, like Ra, you write only to say what everyone knows already, and were you, like him, to supply us with four volumes every month, then it would hardly be worth troubling to pick up a pen. No one ... Why do you think that the idea which inspires you as you write is not as good as the idea dictated by your plan?
|Title||:||The Crimes of Love|
|Author||:||Marquis de Sade, David Coward|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 2005-03-10|