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Why did the 20th century take Sade seriously?

Eric Marty



This reflection summarises the argument in my recent book Pourquoi le XXe siècle a-t-il pris Sade au sérieux [Why did the 20th Century Take Sade Seriously]? It stresses the need to look against condemnations of Sade’s work to its potential to liberate

Keywords: Sade, Philosophy, Literature, Liberation, Confrontation, Jouissance


Bibliography: Marty, Eric: Why did the 20th century take Sade seriously?, INSEP, Vol. 4, Issue 1-2016, pp. 19-26.


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