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In Praise of the Whip: A Cultural History of Arousal by Niklaus Largier

$30.00

In Praise of the Whip: A Cultural History of Arousal is a new history of voluntary flagellation in Europe, from its invention in medieval religious devotion to its use in the modern pornographic imagination. Working with a wide range of religious, literary, and medical texts and images, Niklaus Largier explores the emotional and sensual, religious and erotic excitement of the whip, a crucial instrument of stimulation in devotional and sexual practices.

Zone Books, 2007.
ISBN: 9781890951658. 550 pp.
Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine jacket.

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