Venus in Furs

Venus in Furs

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by Leapold von Sacher-Masoch
     
 

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The novel draws themes, like female dominance and sadomasochism, and character inspiration heavily from Sacher-Masoch’s own life. Wanda von Dunajew, the novel's central female character, was modelled after Fanny Pistor, who was an emerging literary writer. The two met when Pistor contacted Sacher-Masoch, under assumed name and fictitious title of Baroness

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The novel draws themes, like female dominance and sadomasochism, and character inspiration heavily from Sacher-Masoch’s own life. Wanda von Dunajew, the novel's central female character, was modelled after Fanny Pistor, who was an emerging literary writer. The two met when Pistor contacted Sacher-Masoch, under assumed name and fictitious title of Baroness Bogdanoff, for suggestions on improving her writing to make it suitable for publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149507207
Publisher:
Bronson Tweed Publishing
Publication date:
03/05/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
126 KB

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Venus in Furs (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Tetragramaton More than 1 year ago
Now i just find out from where the term of ''Masochism'' is coming from. The book is brilliant i finished it in one day . You agree or not with Masochism is truly disturbing to see how far an obsession of a man can go. Remember fellows ! One obsession can finish one true love relationship.
Absinthe909 More than 1 year ago
"Venus in Furs" is truely beautiful. If you haven't read it yet, you need to. Definitely has landed itself in my top 5 favorite books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great read, witty and a must read
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