"Laura Frost's Sex Drives: Fantasies of Fascism in Literary Modernism is interested in the imaginative convergence of fascism and eroticism, the eroticizing of the fascist, particularly among writers and artists who ideologically had no sympathy with fascist politics.Author: Laura Frost. Sex Drives: Fantasies of Fascism in Literary Modernism (review) Sean Pryor; Modernism/modernity Fantasies of Fascism in Literary Modernism. Catherine Frost. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002. From these readings of Lawrence she extracts a crucial distinction between fascist fantasy, where in a sadomasochistic relation both.
Sex drives: fantasies of fascism in literary modernism G - Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series Sex Drives: Fantasies of Fascism in Literary Modernism, Laura Catherine Frost. Salvador Dalí's autobiography confesses that "Hitler turned me on in the highest," while Sylvia Plath maintains that "every woman adores a Fascist." Susan Sontag's famous observation that art reveals the seamier side of fascism in bondage, discipline, and sexual deviance would certainly appear to be true in modernist and postwar literary texts.
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