Sade: A Biographical Essay: Laurence L
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The attractive man appears in all of his “revolutionary splendor,” his hero status established by his need “to seek prurience.” The lover she describes in her autobiographical novel is woefully inadequate:
“He keeps reciting voluminous passages from Sade, Verlaine, Baudelaire.
Sade: A Biographical Essay | Laurence L. Bongie
Accolades have accumulated from the most acclaimed of eighteenth-century luminaries, such as Robert Darnton, in a lengthy review in The New York Review of Books that compares her biography with Laurence Bongie’s Sade: A Biographical Essay, to the list of scholars whom she in her acknowledgements for having read the manuscript: Lynn Hunt, Lucienne Frappier-Mazur, and Marie-Hélène Huët.