The internet can be a crucible for both cruelty and the complexities of trying to counter it. What if we let the heroes stay dead?
Prompted by his friend André Breton, Alberto Giacometti first read de Sade in 1933, and his studio notes ruminated on seduction, idolatry, and fetishism.
The French government has declared the original manuscript of the Marquis de Sade’s notorious novel a national treasure and forbidden its removal from France.
PARIS — Georges Bataille, in The Accursed Share, said that if the Marquis de Sade had not existed, he would have had to been invented.