Can a question about De Sade ever be 'simple'?
On 25/9/03 1:54 PM, "Ken Bolton" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Thanks, Martin.
> I knew the title & had only the vaguest inkling of The Perils of
> Pauline. The Jouve title. too, is relevant to my purposes.
> Ken Bolton
>> Justine, Juliette, Eugénie ~ but no Pauline that I can find. Should be, it's
>> such a Sadean name somehow, and we have _The Perils of Pauline_ by Charles
>> Goddard (the jolly hockeysticks version of the Divine M., summed up in the
>> following:<"You dear, silly boy," she cried, returning a step and clasping
>> him in an impetuous embrace. "You are the nicest brother in all the
>> world -sometimes -- but just now I think that adventure is nicer than
>> brothers-- or husbands. I'm having the time of my life, Harry boy, and I'm
>> going on and on, and on with it until I've seen all the wild and wicked
>> people and places in the world.">) Then there was _Pauline 1880_ by the
>> great French poet Pierre Jean Jouve with a heroine who enters a convent,
>> then has a sinful adulterous relationship with a Comte of whatever, whom she
>> eventually murders. Not to forget the pseudonym 'Pauline Réage' for the male
>> author of _L'histoire d'O_. Did one of those put you on the track?