Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and Other Writings - Book 4, Eugenie : Chapter 1, Eugenie Summary & Analysis

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Book 4, Eugenie : Chapter 1, Eugenie Summary

Here, the young lady from the preceding novel has an entire work devoted to her. From whence came these fantasies no one can be sure. Certainly one can say that they came from the sole mind of the Marquis de Sade. This may be true, but the human mind has a self-transcendent aspect to it that while elusive as the wind and the breath is at the same time that inescapable.

In this case, due to the need for brevity of the summary and length of the collective work, the entire novella will be covered in this one section. The date on the book is 1788. Is this the father of the 'romance novel' genre? Here, he has intentionally written about another taboo subject; the topic of incest. Most known cases are forms of abuse. At the same...

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