Readings

We will not read everything in the coursepack, but a good representative sampling. The reading load will be kept relatively light and highly amusing, even if the questions we tackle are sometimes difficult and challenging.

The coursepack can be downloaded from http://openmods.uvic.ca/islandora/object/uvic%3A669 or obtained by email from Professor Ross.

  • “The Women’s Room”
  • from Delta of Venus I
  • from Teleny
  • from Roman de la Rose
  • “The Platonic Blow”
  • from Macho Sluts
  • “Figs”
  • Goblin Market
  • “The Flea”
  • “The Disappointment”
  • “Creamy Breasts”
  • “The Penis”
  • “The Female Genitals”
  • from Les Guerillères
  • from Amores [Ovid]
  • “Obscur et Froncé”
  • “Anglo-Saxon Riddle”
  • “The Colonel’s Nieces”
  • from History of My Life [Casanova]
  • from Delta of Venus II
  • “Venus and Tannhauser”
  • “Leda and the Swan”
  • “Nizam the Pederast”
  • “from Kitty’s Atalantis”
  • from Lesbia Brandon
  • “Grand Testament”
  • from Last Exit to Brooklyn
  • from Venus and Adonis
  • from Fanny Hill
  • from Ulysses
  • from The Conservationist
  • “My Subway Lover”
  • from My Secret Life
  • from Life and Loves [Harris]
  • “La Batarde”
  • The Story of O

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