El amor de Platón

El amor de Platón - Leopold von Sacher Masoch - Cuenco de plata
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Tapa Blanda

"The unfolding of people, the masks, the parades from one field to another, make Sacher-Masoch's work an extraordinary ballet that revolves around disappointment."
Gilles Deleuze

Belonging to the cycle of novels grouped under the name of Cain's Legacy, in which Sacher-Masoch intended to address different aspects of the natural history of humanity through a series of stories, Plato's love constitutes, to a certain extent , the other side of the famous Venus of the skins, which is part of the same cycle. If The Venus of the Skins describes the "materialistic perversion" of love, in Plato's Love the focus is on its opposite: the "idealistic perversion" of a love conceived as the absence of all carnal contact. Through the letters that the young Count Henryk writes to his mother, the reader attends the story of a peculiar love initiation in which the Platonic ascent to the ide...read more



Book: El amor de Platón

ISBN: 9789872127473