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I’m incredibly glad that I tracked this book down and read it. The term masochism is derived from his name. I should write an aside here that I know that there are all types of people in the world, all sorts of romantic arrangements, etc. I guess people got jealous and shit got complicated.

It is not ideal.

View all 7 comments. So many people never do. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

What’s more is, the man venuus is painted as her future slave represents all that is flighty in the dance of romance. That is pretty much what Venus in Furs is about.

Venus in Furs by Ritter von Leopold Sacher-Masoch

Also, I would be, you know, really depressed and completely miserable in that situation. I remember really liking the Deleuze part, but at that point in my life I was so in love with Deleuze that he could have written anything and I would have ejaculated all over it.


That’s a dumb idea. How I caused irreparable harm to our entire country because of a relationship gone sour with the author of Anti-Oedipus ” Confession time.

May 04, Lizzy rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s sad, more than anything else, with masocg warning against fantasy obscuring personality, assuming and demanding something f Despite Sacher-Masoch being the inspiration for the term masochism, there’s not really any pornography here, sorry. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed.

Masocj I really do respect it as a masterpiece, due to the era in which it was written. Thought I should contribute my defence. I stopped counting books attributed to him when it was greater than forty. This article possibly contains original research.

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The problem is that he extends it to some kind of conclusion about human nature that’s not at all true. The psychiatric bible must have read Venus in Furs for its definitions. The forced lasciviousness of the female protagonist, the pathetic attempts at seeming like a banshee, a Siren, all draped in furs and spouting some bullshit about Paganism. We have all been cruel, we have all wavered, our eyes have wandered, our emotions fallen flat. That is pretty much what Venus in Furs i “To be the slave of a woman, a beautiful woman, whom I love, whom I worship -!

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Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. I didn’t realize that Sachee would become painfully co-dependent on him and that he would plague me for the next year, taunting me, not letting me get my school work done while he kept calling to me, asking me to read just one more book of his, one more essay, telling me that the paper I was writing on him would never be good enough. It reminded me of this conversation I had a few years ago.


Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. At the end of the book, Severin, humiliated by Wanda’s new lover, loses amsoch desire to submit.

Then the conflict and the real drama of the book starts. The story is so emotionally toiling as the mistress whips and tortures him to his pleasure and the relationship between the two becomes so complicated and messed up. She’s all “I can easily imagine belonging to one man for my entire life, but he would have to be a whole man, a man who would dominate me, who would subjugate me by his innate strength” 23 and then she runs off with a dude who’s just like that.