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Marquis de Sade

Author (2-Jun-1740 — 2-Dec-1814)


David B. Allison; Mark S. Roberts; Allen S. Weiss (editors). Sade and the Narrative of Transgression. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 275pp.

Iwan Bloch. Marquis de Sade: His Life and Works. Minerva Group. 2002. 284pp.

Laurence L. Bongie. Sade: A Biographical Essay. University of Chicago Press. 1998. 336pp.

Lucienne Frappier-Mazur. Translated by Gillian C. Gill. Writing the Orgy: Power and Parody in Sade. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1996. 245pp.

Geoffrey Gorer. The Life and Ideas of the Marquis de Sade. Peter Owen. 1953. 254pp.

Francine du Plessix Gray. At Home with the Marquis de Sade: A Life. Simon & Schuster. 1998. 491pp.

Ronald Hayman. De Sade: A Critical Biography. Crowell. 1978. 253pp.

Maurice Heine. Le marquis de Sade. Gallimard. 1950. 382pp. Language: French.

Marcel Hénaff. Translated by Xavier Callahan. Sade: The Invention of the Libertine Body. University of Minnesota Press. 1999. 324pp.

Annie Le Brun. Translated by Camille Naish. Sade: A Sudden Abyss. City Lights Books. 1990. 220pp.

Maurice Lever. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer (from French). Sade: A Biography. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1993. 626pp.

John Phillips. The Marquis de Sade: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. 2005. 141pp.


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  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1284)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.208)

  8. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.816-18)

  9. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.174)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.902)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.438)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.460)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.66)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.31)

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